What Is the Relationship Between Eczema and Atopic Dermatitis?

Q:
What is the relationship between eczema and atopic dermatitis?

A:
Atopic dermatitis is a serious type of eczema. People with atopic dermatitis may experience following sensitivities in their lives:

  • Dry skin that becomes easily irritated.
  • Skin diseases like hand dermatitis.
  • Skin infections.
  • Eye problems like eyelid dermatitis or cataracts.

Other types of eczema may also cause skin to blister or peel. Therefore, it is important to know the exact category of your eczema. The best way to know it is to make an appointment and have your skin checked by your doctor.

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