Eczema is a condition where patches of skin become inflamed, itchy, red, cracked, and rough. Blisters may sometimes occur. Different stages and types of eczema affect 31.6 percent of people in the United States. The word “eczema” is also used specifically to talk about atopic dermatitis, the most common type of eczema. “Atopic” refers to a collection of diseases involving the immune system, including atopic dermatitis, asthma, and hay fever. Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin. Some people outgrow the condition, while others will continue to have it throughout adulthood.
For personalized dermatology in Jacksonville contact our office 904.731.8300 to schedule an appointment, we will consider your age, overall health, the severity of your condition and other factors in determining what treatment is best for you. We place a premium on your health and the health of your skin.