WHAT IS ECZEMA?
Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a common, noncontagious condition that causes small itchy bumps and red patches on the skin as well as dry, scaly, uncomfortable skin.
Eczema often appear on the hands, feet, face, neck and chest and behind the elbows and knees. Eczema is often associated with asthma, allergic rhinitis (hay fever) and other atopic diseases and is a chronic disease. It is common in infants and children but affects people of all ages.