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    What is eczema?

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    The role of the Eczema Association of Australasia Inc (EAA) is to be a supportive body for eczema sufferers and carers, to increase public awareness ... View Profile

    Eczema is a disorder which results in dry, inflamed and sometimes weeping or infected skin.  It can cause redness and intense itching.  There is no cure - only different ways of managing the condition. 
     
    It affects up to 30% of the Australian population.
     
    The main type is atopic or infantile eczema, which is usually inherited, and often allied to asthma and hay fever.

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    Dr Surendar Advani

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    I love to see patients of all ages and gender and ethnic backgrounds. Providing continued, community- based, whole patient care is my primary goal. View Profile

    It is a skin condition which manifested by itchy rash. 

    There are various types. One is atopic and other is irritant. 

    It can be treated by various methods like moisturising creams, steroids and anti-histamines depending upon case history.

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