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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Eczema is thought to be caused by the body's excessive immune response to an irritant, although the exact cause is unknown, according to WebMD. There may be a genetic component to eczema, since it tends to show up in fam... More »

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Although the exact cause of eczema is not known, doctors believe it results from an immune response to irritants or allergens, explains WebMD. The condition is common in people who have a family history of allergies or a... More »

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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »