The classic description of eczema is “the itch that rashes.” Essentially, it is an inflammatory skin condition that presents itself as a red, dry, and scaly rash. While there may be other symptoms associated with eczema, burning and itching are the most common reported symptoms.
Chronic eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is often seen in younger children. However, it can affect adults. Your eczema treatment can help evaluate and diagnose your eczema and make treatment recommendations to better control your skin condition and effectively follow the best practices for Eczema treatment.
What are the Signs of Eczema in Children and Adults?
Children who have eczema have a rash on their face, neck, elbows, and knees. Adults are more likely to present a rash anywhere on their body. More common locations on adults are the inner arms or behind the knees and hands.