• Bloomington - Normal Office: 309.452.0995
  • Springfield Office: 217.717.4404
  • After Hours / Emergency Care:
    Call 309.452.0995 or 217.717.4404 and follow the prompts

Eczema Resources

Midwest Allergy Sinus Asthma, SC

Eczema is the name for a group of common, noninfectious conditions that typically cause the skin to become red, itchy, and inflamed. While the exact cause of eczema is unknown, more than thirty million Americans have some kind of this condition.

There are multiple types of eczema that exist, such as:

– Atopic dermatitis

– Contact dermatitis

– Dyshidrotic eczema

– Nummular eczema

– Seborrheic dermatitis

– Stasis dermatitis

It is possible to have more than one type of eczema at once, although all types can cause itching and redness, but some may also cause blistering, “weeping,” and/or peeling of the skin.

If you suspect you have a form of eczema, consult your doctor or contact us at (309) 452-0995 or (217) 717-4404 to book an appointment at one of our clinics today.

Other resources:

Related Articles:

Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Alleviate Eczema Symptoms

Lifestyle Changes That Can Help Alleviate Eczema Symptoms

It’s normal to have occasional itching due to dry skin, sunburn, or a bug bite. However, eczema is a much more serious condition that causes chronically itchy dry skin that can become raw, inflamed, and scaly. It’s estimated that 31.6 million people in the United...

read more
Sakes Alive! I’ve got Hives!

Sakes Alive! I’ve got Hives!

About 20% of individuals will experience hives at some point in their lives. For some, a few transient, itchy spots can be a nuisance. For others, persistent lesions with severe, body-wide itching that prevent sleep can become extremely miserable. These patients are...

read more
The Itch that Rashes!

The Itch that Rashes!

Atopic dermatitis, commonly called eczema, is ruefully known as the “itch that rashes." Patients with this skin condition suffer from itchy, inflamed skin. The itching, which can be intense and miserable, often develops first. Though scratching momentarily relieves...

read more