Eczema or Dermatitis refers to inflammation of the skin which has the following signs and symptoms include redness, scaling and itching.
There are many types of eczema:
- Atopic eczema
- Irritant dermatitis
- Seborrhoeic dermatitis
- Discoid eczema
Eczema can appear at any age.
Keeping the skin moisturised is an important aspect in the treatment of atopic eczema.