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A 20-year-old male asked:

I have eczema on my right hand fingers and right leg toes.but my skin is oily and dry skin.is eczema is present only on dry skin individuals only?i have dry and oily skin.is it eczema or not?mymom&her dad have eczema,but her skin type is oily and dry?

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Dr. Christine Hom
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Eczema is more common in people with asthma or allergies, and with dry skin, but certainly can occur in people with oily skin. Rashes are best evaluated in person - see your doctor for an in person visit.
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