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The Different Types of Eczema

Eczema refers to an umbrella of skin disorders that are characterized by skin inflammation or irritation. Although eczema can affect anyone, it is most common in infants and young children. It cannot spread from one person to another, however, it can be inherited. Eczema is also called dermatitis. Eczema is not considered a medical emergency, although it can cause discomfort to the individual suffering from ...

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Caring for Skin Allergy

[caption id="attachment_1017" align="alignright" width="300"] Epinephrine injection for allergy attack[/caption] Allergy is a harmful immune system reaction to a normally harmless substance. An allergic reaction is a manifestation that there is a tissue injury from the interaction of the antigen (foreign substance) and antibody (immune’s system response). One type of allergy is commonly known as skin allerg ...

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