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Is it possible for eczema to only affect a particular age group?

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Dr. Justin Greiwe
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All age groups: Most often eczema has an onset before 5 years of age but it can occur at any age. Presentation and location of eczema can differ depending on age of onset. Slightly more common in females. A lot of children who had eczema will find that as they get older their eczema gets less severe. Some adults "grow out of" their eczema entirely.

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A 37-year-old member asked:

Could eczema effect a particular age group?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Any age: Eczema typically presents in childhood, but can affect any aged person

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