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Eczema is a broad term for several inflammatory skin conditions that cause symptoms such as itching, scales, irritation and redness, according to WebMD. Eczema also causes skin rashes that ooze and crust over. The most c... More »

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Although the exact cause of eczema is not fully understood, many sufferers inherit a tendency to develop eczema, usually when a family member has asthma or hay fever, according to the Eczema Association. Around 80 percen... More »

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Thought to be caused by an overactive immune response, eczema cannot spread from one person to another, according to WebMD. Eczema is almost always itchy, and most commonly presents on the face, hands, wrists, feet and b... More »

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Eating bananas may trigger a food allergy in some people and cause eczema, a skin condition or rash that includes redness, brown-gray patches, tiny bumps and scales, states Mayo Clinic. Itchy skin rashes can affect the m... More »

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The causes of an itchy rash on the hands and the feet include skin conditions such as dry skin, psoriasis and eczema, according to WebMD. Additional causes of a rash on the hands and the feet include diabetes, allergic r... More »

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A dry, flaky scalp can be caused by a number of skin conditions, including seborrheic dermatitis, scalp psoriasis and eczema, as stated by WebMD. The result of each of these conditions is dandruff, tiny white flakes of d... More »

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Doctors prescribe desonide cream to treat the swelling, itching and redness that characterize certain skin conditions, such as eczema and dermatitis, according to WebMD. Desonide cream comes in a kit that includes a topi... More »

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