Symptoms of Eczema

eczema-symptoms.jpgSymptoms typically begin during infancy. They include cracks behind the ears and a dry, itchy, scaly rash on the inside of the elbows, backs of the knees, cheeks and sometimes other body areas, or they can be small bumps or blisters. Weeping, oozing and crusting may suggest the presence of secondary infectionThe itch can be so intense that sufferers feel compelled to scratch until the skin bleeds. Infants often find relief by aggressively rubbing their faces against the cot mattress or any other hard surface.

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