What is eczema?
Eczema is a common skin disorder in which there are areas of the skin that become red and itchy. The cause of eczema is unknown but believed to involve genetics, immune system dysfunction and environmental factors.
There is no known cure, however treatments may reduce the severity and frequency of flares. It can be very frustrating for people who have the condition. There may be small bumps or patches on the skin in places like the face, hands, arms, or lower back.