What are the types of eczema?

Rash. Eczema is often used as a generic term for any type of flat skin rash. The best defined one is atopic dermatitis which is caused by the skin's inability to keep water in the cells interacting with allergies. But contact dermatitis or any type of rash has been called eczema by some.
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What are the different types of eczema?

Whole variety. Eczema is primarily a morphologic term used to describe a red, scaling, inflammatory eruption with itching, edema, papules, vesicles, and crusts. Included are: atopic dermatitis, allergic contact dermatitis, nummular eczema, wiscott-aldrich syndrome, seborrheic dermatitis, juvenile plantar dermatosis, etc. Read more...
Too many. There are too many to discuss but seborrheic , atopic, nummular, and contact are the common ones. Read more...

What types of eczema are there?

Many Types. The are many forms of dermatitis (eczema), including atopic, seborrheic, stasis, contact, asteatotic, and nummular forms. Treatment depends upon the location, type, and extent of the dermatitis. Read more...

Please suggest what type of eczema cause a baby's skin to lose color and what can I do about it?

Needs Evaluation. 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. Discolored skin could also be due to skin fungal infection. See pediatrician to determine proper treatment course. Read more...