Dry skin, tightness, rashes and constant itching … As winter rears its ugly head, the symptoms of eczema begin to appear for many people having sensitive skin. Although aggravated by cold, dry air and sudden temperature changes, the symptoms of eczema can still be controlled.
WHAT IS ECZEMA?
Eczema is a chronic inflammatory skin condition characterized by dry skin with the appearance of scaly red blotches causing itching and tingling. These red blotches can occur all over the body but most often near the flex or muscles. Several types of eczema exist, the most common being atopic dermatitis often associated with a direct (contact) or indirect reaction to an allergen.