Eczema can also be referred to as “dermatitis”. It can mean either of the following:
• A group of conditions that causes inflamed, irritated, and often itchy skin.
• Any one of the conditions within this group, such as atopic dermatitis (childhood eczema), contact dermatitis, or stasis dermatitis.
The different types of eczema have different causes and hereditary input. These conditions are not contagious but can be extremely uncomfortable and disruptive to normal functioning and sleep. Fortunately, there are many great treatment options available now; and consultation with our highly trained providers will give you the best chance at quick diagnosis, efficient treatment and long lasting relief.