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Causes of Eczema

List of causes of Eczema

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Eczema) that could possibly cause Eczema includes:

More causes:see full list of causes for Eczema

Eczema Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Eczema:

Eczema Causes: Male-Female Gender Ratio

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Eczema: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Eczema, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Eczema:

  • Contact with the skin
  • Environmental allergens
  • Changes in temperature or humidity, or even psychological stress

Eczema: Causes and Types

Causes of Types of Eczema: Review the cause informationfor the various types of Eczema:

  • Atopic eczema - an allergy-related form of eczema often in children.
  • Contact eczema - localized red, itchy reaction to an allergen or substance.
  • Allergic contact eczema - localized red, itchy, weepy reaction
  • Seborrheic eczema - yellowish, oily, scaly patches
  • Generalized eczema
  • Nummular eczema - round, itchy, irritated patches; crusted and scaly
  • Neurodermatitis - scaly patches of skin from a localized itch (e.g. insect bite)
  • more types...»

Causes of Broader Categories of Eczema: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Eczema as a complication of other conditions:

Other conditions that might have Eczema as a complication may, potentially, be an underlying cause of Eczema. Our database lists the following as having Eczema as a complication of that condition:

Eczema as a symptom:

Conditions listing Eczema as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Eczema. Our database lists the following as having Eczema as a symptom of that condition:

Medications or substances causing Eczema:

The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins are some of the possible causes of Eczema as a symptom. This list is incomplete and various other drugs or substances may cause your symptoms. Always advise your doctor of any medications or treatments you are using, including prescription, over-the-counter, supplements, herbal or alternative treatments.


What triggers Eczema?

The following conditions are listed as possible triggers for Eczema:

Medical news summaries relating to Eczema:

The following medical news items are relevant to causes of Eczema:

Related information on causes of Eczema:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Eczema may be found in:

 

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