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What causes eczema and makes it pop up in different places?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology
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In brief: Excellent question..

...Meaning, we don't really know the answer. There are many different kinds of eczema, and probably many different causes; or more precisely, there are probably many different skin conditions that are collectively called "eczema" because they all look similar. Its distribution varies with the cause; and the exact mechanism that causes an eczematous rash to occur is not yet known.

In brief: Excellent question..

...Meaning, we don't really know the answer. There are many different kinds of eczema, and probably many different causes; or more precisely, there are probably many different skin conditions that are collectively called "eczema" because they all look similar. Its distribution varies with the cause; and the exact mechanism that causes an eczematous rash to occur is not yet known.
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