Legs + Eczema = Legzema: Here’s Why It Happens (2022)

Explaining what different kinds of eczema look like can seem a bit pointless since one person’s “bumpy rough patch” is another person’s “area of leathery skin.”

Here’s how different flavors of legzema can look.

Eczema can develop as a result of a wide variety of genetic and environmental triggers. Stress is also often a key factor.

The different types have varying causes. Luckily for you, each has a few distinguishing features. Telling them apart doesn’t require any fancy scanning machines or microscopes.

Where can eczema appear on your legs?

Most types of eczema can appear anywhere on your legs, including your thighs, your calves, and the backs of your legs.

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Eczema is more common on joints and areas where the skin regularly stretches and bends. So, while it can appear anywhere, leg eczema most often pops up on the knees, hips, ankles, and feet.

Eczema is more likely to break out on dry skin, but sweat can also trigger a flare. Basically, eczema is an unpredictable little bugger. Who knows where it’ll pop up next?

Atopic dermatitis

Atopic dermatitis is the most common eczema. Between 10 and 30 percent of kids get it. But unless it’s super severe, that number reduces to between 2 and 10 percent by adulthood.

Still, around 16.5 million adults in the United States live with the condition. So it’s not exactly rare among adults.

You know those ’80s movie kids who got bullied for having skin allergies and asthma and hay fever? There’s a reason it was a stereotype back before people knew better than to laugh at stereotypes. Doctors call these three common childhood conditions the atopic triad.

They’re linked because many kids have overly enthusiastic immune systems. This immune overactivity sends the body’s defenses into war mode over any proximity to allergens.

Symptoms of atopic dermatitis on your legs

Here are some clues that your leg rash is atopic dermatitis:

  • It’s concentrated around the creases of your knees. Outside of Legville, you’ll usually also get atopic eczema on your elbows. But it can appear anywhere.
  • The affected skin can appear lighter or darker than usual and may get thicker.
  • Small bumps can pop up that leak fluid when you scratch them. This can lead to infection, so leave them alone. (This is easier said than done, because they can be itchy as heck. And heck is really itchy — we checked.)

Contact dermatitis

Contact dermatitis occurs as a result of, well, contact. When substances your skin doesn’t like end up on its surface, your skin shouts at you.

There are two types of contact dermatitis:

  • Allergic contact dermatitis occurs when your immune system says “screw that, my dude” and reacts to everyday substances like latex, metal, or even, in some cases, water.
  • Irritant contact dermatitis is a reaction to stuff that’s actually covered by a “no-human-touchy-touchy” policy, like chemicals or poisonous plants.

Symptoms of contact dermatitis on your legs

Here’s what a contact dermatitis rash on your leg is like:

  • The affected area itches, turns red, and burns or stings.
  • Hives (little bumps) can break out.
  • Crusty blisters full of fluid may rise up.
  • The skin thickens and feels leathery/scaly.

Why you get contact dermatitis on your legs

Contact dermatitis breaks out because of contact with a substance that irritates your skin.

Often, the substance is a known irritant (like poison ivy or Tekashi 6ix9ine). But contact dermatitis can also be the first clue that you’re allergic to a certain substance.

Unfortunately, you don’t find out you’re allergic to something until you’ve reacted to it. Allergies are a pain in the ass like that (especially if the allergen makes contact with your ass).

Here are some common contact dermatitis triggers that might cause a leg rash:

  • detergents
  • bleach
  • soaps
  • perfumes
  • skin care products
  • makeup
  • jewelry
  • some metals, such as nickel
  • latex
  • paint
  • poisonous plants like poison ivy
  • solvents
  • tobacco smoke

If you put it on your skin and it’s got chemicals in it, there’s always a chance it can trigger a contact dermatitis-inducing allergic reaction.

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Dyshidrotic eczema

Dyshidrotic eczema appears on your feet and hands. Rashes come in the form of distinctive blisters, especially around the toes and soles.

Symptoms of dyshidrotic eczema on your feet

Here’s how you’ll know that the painful rash on your feet is dyshidrotic eczema:

  • Blisters full of fluid break out on your toes and the soles of your feet. In non-leg-related news, you may also be getting them on your fingers and palms.
  • Skin on or around the blisters may scale, crack, or flake.
  • The blisters might be itchy or hurt a fair bit.

Why you get dyshidrotic eczema on your feet

Researchers haven’t agreed on what causes dyshidrotic eczema. But, as with many other types of eczema, stress and allergies seem to be key culprits.

Having damp feet for a long time is a possible trigger. Some contact triggers can also cause dyshidrotic eczema. Nickel, cobalt, and chromium salt are some of the most common contact triggers.

Neurodermatitis

Neurodermatitis is the most mysterious type of eczema. Doctors have no clue what causes it, and its symptoms are almost identical to those of atopic dermatitis.

Where they differ is that neurodermatitis normally confines itself to only a couple of patches of skin. Atopic dermatitis spreads a little farther.

Symptoms of neurodermatitis on your legs

Here are some ways to tell that the rash on your leg might be neurodermatitis:

  • Neurodermatitis eczema rashes look like patches of thick, scaly skin.
  • In addition to your legs, rashes could appear on your arms, the back of your neck, your scalp, the soles of your feet, or your genitals.
  • Neurodermatitis patches will probably itch like the blazes. The itching tends to get worse when you’re chillaxing or asleep.
  • As with atopic dermatitis, if you scratch your leg rashes, they can bleed and develop infections.

Why you get neurodermatitis on your legs

Medical scientists still aren’t sure what causes neurodermatitis, aside from the usual eczema catalysts. One thing we do know about neurodermatitis is that it can occur alongside other types of eczema or psoriasis.

Nummular eczema

If you know what you’re looking for, it’s easy to tell if the rash on your leg is nummular eczema. The spots it causes are very distinctive (which is why it’s sometimes called discoid eczema).

Symptoms of nummular eczema on your legs

Here’s how you know your leg rash is a bona fide case of nummular eczema:

  • You have round spots on your skin that are roughly the size and shape of a coin.
  • The spots itch and may feel rough or scaly.

Why you get nummular eczema on your legs

Nummular eczema is a reaction to insect bites or substances that trigger an allergic reaction. Dry skin can also cause it.

A mix of genetic and environmental factors means that some people get nummular eczema as a reaction to bites/allergens and others don’t. You’re more likely to develop nummular spots if you already have another type of eczema.

Stasis dermatitis

Stasis dermatitis goes by many names, including varicose eczema, gravitational eczema, and venous eczema.

Of all eczemas, it’s the most deserving of the legzema title. It occurs pretty much exclusively on the lower legs and feet. Take a bow, stasis dermatitis.

Stasis dermatitis occurs most often in folks who have seen their share of summers. As you get older, the veins in your legs weaken and turn varicose. These weakened leg veins lead to stasis dermatitis.

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Symptoms of stasis dermatitis on your legs

If your leg rash fits these criteria, it’s probably stasis dermatitis:

  • The rash is concentrated on your lower legs.
  • Your lower legs and feet are swollen and feel heavy.
  • The skin of your lower legs is dry and scaly and cracks easily. Fluid leaks when the skin cracks, and there are crusty patches that weep continuously.

Why you get stasis dermatitis on your legs

Stasis dermatitis falls into the “eczemas we can actually explain pretty well” category.

Natural wear and tear can cause varicose veins later in life. Varicose veins are weak and get leaky. When this happens, especially in your legs, gravity causes those fluids to sink to the lowest points in your body.

That’s why the condition causes so much swelling in the lower legs (and why it’s sometimes called gravitational eczema).

Leg veins are at particular risk of becoming varicose because of their distance from the heart. It takes more energy to pump blood there. So as you get older and your heart gets weaker, the blood flow to these areas significantly reduces.

Does my baby have eczema on their legs?

Skin rashes are common in babies because their immune systems take a good few years to learn how to distinguish between threats and stuff that’s just there.

Your baby breaks out in a lot of rashes because their immune system is doing an awesome job of learning how to defend their body.

Most of the time, these rashes are nothing to be concerned about. There are plenty of over-the-counter skin creams that will clear them up.

Severe rashes can point to atopic dermatitis or other types of eczema, though. In babies, these usually develop around the mouth (where drooling means the skin is damp all the time). But their tiny bambino legs aren’t immune.

If you’re concerned about a rash on your baby’s legs, it’s a good idea to talk with a doctor. The rash is probably not a cause for concern, but if it’s a symptom of a more serious condition or persistent eczema, it’s better to catch it early on.

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Treating eczema on your legs is no different from treating eczema anywhere else. Most types of eczema have related triggers and causes, so methods of treatment for one tend to work on most others.

The most common ways to treat your leg eczema are:

  • Moisturizers or emollients. A lot of the itchiness of eczema comes from skin dryness. Moisturizer helps this and reduces skin cracking.
  • Steroid creams/ointments. These can help reduce swelling, redness, or soreness.
  • Antihistamines. If your eczema is allergy-related, these meds can reduce itchiness.
  • Topical calcineurin inhibitors. These can reduce eczema-related inflammation.
  • UV phototherapy. In milder to more severe cases, this treatment may help you fight inflammation.
  • Antibiotics. Treating a bacterial skin infection can help reduce the effects of any eczema symptoms it’s causing.
  • Topical crisaborole. The topical treatment reduces the activity of an enzyme on your skin that may contribute to eczema symptoms.
  • Immune modulators. These meds reduce the immune system response that causes eczema symptoms.

Should I see a doctor about my leg eczema?

If you’re not prone to skin conditions, consider seeing your doctor about any rashes or changes you experience.

If you know you have allergies or are prone to eczema flare-ups, then you can probably get away with not seeing the doc about your leg rash unless it’s particularly bad.

Eczema doesn’t currently have a cure, so there’s no magic pill a doctor can prescribe to make it go away. But they can give you some great advice for managing symptoms and prescribe stronger creams or antibiotics when necessary.

So, here’s what we’ve learned about leg eczema:

A few types of eczema can cause flare-ups on your legs. Most types can also break out on other parts of your body. Eczema is most common in kids, but loads of adults have it too.

It’s not usually serious, but it can be super uncomfortable (especially without treatment).

Except in cases of stasis dermatitis, the shape, size, and qualities of your eczema rash are more important than the fact that it has appeared on your legs. Eczema treatment varies by type and cause rather than by bodily location.

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Most types of eczema result from environmental triggers that set off genetic and immune responses, causing rashes, blisters, and dry/rough skin patches.

There’s no cure for eczema, but there are plenty of ways to treat and manage it.

FAQs

What causes eczema on my legs? ›

Varicose eczema is usually caused by increased pressure in the leg veins. When small valves in the veins stop working properly, it's difficult for blood to be pushed upwards against gravity and it can leak backwards. This increases the pressure in the veins, which can cause fluid to leak into the surrounding tissue.

How do you get rid of eczema on your legs? ›

Lifestyle and home remedies
  1. Moisturize your skin at least twice a day. ...
  2. Apply an anti-itch cream to the affected area. ...
  3. Take an oral allergy or anti-itch medication. ...
  4. Don't scratch. ...
  5. Take a daily bath or shower. ...
  6. Use a gentle, nonsoap cleanser.Choose one without dyes, alcohols or fragrances. ...
  7. Take a bleach bath.
5 Aug 2022

Does eczema on legs go away? ›

Eczema typically develops in early childhood and in a small number of cases spontaneously resolves on its own. For everyone else, eczema is usually a lifelong skin condition. While scientists have yet to find a cure, there are treatments and ways to manage your eczema to minimize flare-ups.

How can I prevent eczema on my legs? ›

Try not to scratch and rub the affected skin — and limit contact with materials or substances that may irritate your skin and anywhere you are likely to flare-up. Dress in soft, breathable clothing and avoid itchy fabrics like wool that can further irritate your eczema. Avoid fabric detergents with known allergens.

How do you stop eczema from spreading? ›

For a severe outbreak, apply steroid cream and then wrap a wet bandage around the area to keep it moist. Light therapy from the sun or with a UV ray device at your doctor's office may ease outbreaks, too. For strong eczema itching that keeps you up at night, try oral antihistamines.

What does eczema on legs look like? ›

Affected areas may be red (light skin) or darker brown, purple, or ash gray (brown skin). Dry, scaly areas. Warmth, possibly also with some swelling. Small, rough bumps.

What is root cause of eczema? ›

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is caused by a combination of immune system activation, genetics, environmental triggers and stress. Your immune system. If you have eczema, your immune system overreacts to small irritants or allergens. This overreaction can inflame your skin.

How I healed my eczema naturally? ›

Top 12 natural remedies for eczema
  1. Aloe vera gel.
  2. Apple cider vinegar.
  3. Bleach baths.
  4. Colloidal oatmeal.
  5. Baths.
  6. Coconut oil.
  7. Honey.
  8. Tea tree oil.

What foods help eczema? ›

Anti-inflammatory diet for eczema

Anti-inflammatory diets limit dairy, whole grains, red meat, flour and sugar, but emphasize vegetables and fish. In fact, going vegan (or keeping nearly a fully plant-based diet) is also a good route to take.

Can eczema spread by touch? ›

Eczema does not spread from scratching, but scratching your skin can make your eczema symptoms worse. Can you spread eczema to other parts of your body? Eczema can spread to different parts of your body, as is the nature of a chronic disease. That being said, it does not spread from touch or contact.

Is Vaseline good for eczema? ›

Petroleum jelly is well tolerated and works well for sensitive skin, which makes it an ideal treatment for eczema flare-ups. Unlike some products that can sting and cause discomfort, petroleum jelly has moisturizing and soothing properties that alleviate irritation, redness, and discomfort.

Does eczema go away with age? ›

Do children outgrow eczema? For some children, eczema starts to go away by age 4. However, some children may continue to have dry, sensitive skin as they grow up. It is hard to predict which children will outgrow the condition and which ones will have eczema as adults.

Which oil is best for eczema? ›

Below is a list of some of the essential oils that may help with an eczema flare-up.
  • Tea Tree Oil. Tea tree oil, also known as “melaleuca oil,” is an essential oil commonly found in over-the-counter skin care products. ...
  • Chamomile Oil. ...
  • Peppermint. ...
  • Frankincense. ...
  • Eucalyptus. ...
  • Cedarwood. ...
  • Patchouli. ...
  • Cape Rose Geranium.
9 Nov 2021

Is eczema a fungal infection? ›

Although at first glance, eczema can appear similar to a fungal infection, they are, in fact, different. While eczema is a chronic condition, fungal infections are neither chronic nor genetic. Rather, they are caused by common fungi found in the environment.

Is banana good for eczema? ›

Potassium high foods: Bananas, avocados, acorn squash, sweet potatoes, white beans, and salmon. Potassium is another inflammation-fighting food that can help reduce eczema symptoms.

What should I eat for breakfast if I have eczema? ›

Foods to Eat
  • Fish: salmon, mackerel, tuna, herring, and sardines.
  • Nuts and seeds: flaxseeds, chia seeds, and walnuts.
  • Plant oils: flaxseed oil, soybean oil, and canola oil.
  • Fish oil supplements: fish oil, krill oil, and cod liver oil.
  • Vegetarian supplement: algal oil, which is made from algae.
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Does drinking water help eczema? ›

Anyone with eczema has inherently dry skin and is susceptible to weaker skin barrier function. Therefore, drinking water (especially around exercise) to keep the body and skin hydrated is recommended.

Does eczema get worse with age? ›

Skin becomes drier as we get older, which can lead to roughness, scaling and itchiness. In women at menopause, as oestrogen levels decline, changes in the skin are observed that make the skin more prone to eczema.

Is eczema a disease? ›

Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a non-contagious inflammatory skin condition. It is a chronic disease characterized by dry, itchy skin that can weep clear fluid when scratched. People with eczema also may be particularly susceptible to bacterial, viral, and fungal skin infections.

Why am I so itchy in my legs? ›

Itchy legs can be a sign of poor circulation or dry skin. Itching can also be a sign of nerve damage, or diabetic neuropathy. If a person with diabetes is concerned about itching, they should ask their healthcare providers to check for this condition.

What are the 7 different types of eczema? ›

  • Overview.
  • Atopic Dermatitis.
  • Contact Dermatitis.
  • Dyshidrotic Eczema.
  • Neurodermatitis.
  • Nummular Eczema.
  • Seborrheic Dermatitis.
  • Stasis Dermatitis.

How long does eczema last? ›

For most people, eczema is a lifelong condition that consists of occasional flare-ups. Once treated, it can take several weeks for rashes to clear up. Since these rashes develop from negative immune reactions, there's also a risk that more flare-ups will occur unless you reduce your exposure to triggers.

What emotions cause eczema? ›

The brain-skin connection

Conversely, anger, depression, anxiety and low self-esteem can all be psychological effects of eczema. Stress leads to skin disease, and having a skin disease is very stressful, so the whole cycle between stress and skin disease is perpetuating.

Is eczema a liver problem? ›

Clinically at BePure, we view eczema as a sign of some other systemic health condition. In almost all cases, eczema and other skin conditions such as rosacea and psoriasis - which is an autoimmune skin condition, could be linked to systemic inflammation, poor gut health or compromised liver function.

What foods usually cause eczema? ›

Peanuts, milk, soy, wheat, fish, and eggs are the most common culprits. Because kids need a well-rounded diet, don't stop giving them foods you think might cause eczema flares. Talk to a pediatrician or dermatologist first.

Does sugar make eczema worse? ›

Foods high in sugar may also trigger eczema flare-ups. Sugar causes your insulin levels to spike, which can result in inflammation. Items typically high in sugar include: cakes.

How do I get rid of eczema permanently? ›

There is no permanent cure for eczema, but certain lifestyle changes and treatments may ease itching and prevent future breakouts. If you have a history of eczema flare-ups, a consistent home routine can help. Do any or all of the following: Use soap-free, oil-free, and unscented hair and body products.

Is eczema caused by gut health? ›

The specific causes of eczema are unknown, but emerging research suggests that some forms may be linked to gut health. Studies have found that people with atopic dermatitis — the most common form of eczema — may have a less diverse gut microbiome than people who don't have eczema.

Are eggs good for eczema? ›

"Can I eat eggs?" Not yet. More than 70% of eczema sufferers react to eggs so avoid them for at least a month and then test them to see if your body/skin reacts. Note if you have arthritis or gout, then eggs could worsen your pain/symptoms.

Is coffee good for eczema? ›

Caffeine may be an effective form of treatment for eczema. Researchers have shown evidence dating back several decades that topically applied caffeine along with hydrocortisone can help reduce eczema symptoms. A 2019 review of studies also noted that caffeine can have a positive effect on treating eczema.

Is chocolate good for eczema? ›

Flavanols in dark chocolate help reduce inflammation, help with skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema, and keep the skin looking youthful.

Is eczema caused by stress? ›

However, research highlights that stress is a significant contributor to eczema through its effects on immune response and skin barrier function, supporting the need for therapeutic strategies aimed at anxiety and stress reduction. References: 1. Eczema Symptoms & Causes | National Eczema Association.

Can eczema be cured? ›

There's no cure, but many children find their symptoms naturally improve as they get older. The main treatments for atopic eczema are: emollients (moisturisers) – used every day to stop the skin becoming dry. topical corticosteroids – creams and ointments used to reduce swelling and redness during flare-ups.

Is eczema a bacteria? ›

Eczema isn't caused by bacteria. The exact reason why people get this skin condition isn't clear. Experts think a combination of your genes and triggers in your environment (like certain irritants, allergens, and stress) play a role.

Is Aloe Vera good for eczema? ›

Aloe vera is a natural moisturizer. Many people find that aloe vera gel

aloe vera gel
It has antioxidant and antibacterial properties

Aloe vera gel contains powerful antioxidants belonging to a large family of substances known as polyphenols. These polyphenols, along with several other compounds in aloe vera, help inhibit the growth of certain bacteria that can cause infections in humans.
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can hydrate and soothe eczema-damaged skin. Individuals often turn to natural remedies, such as aloe vera gel, to soothe patches of eczema. Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, is a condition that causes patches of skin to become itchy and irritated.

Should you cover eczema or let it breathe? ›

Wet wrapping to treat moderate to severe eczema is generally well tolerated. However, there are a few potential risks and side effects to consider. Covering the skin increases the potency of topical treatments, which may make them more effective.

How do I stop eczema itching at night? ›

How to Reduce Eczema Itch at Night (So You Can Sleep)
  1. Shower at night and moisturize before bed. ...
  2. Try cotton gloves and plastic wrap. ...
  3. Use wet dressings. ...
  4. Keep temps cool. ...
  5. Choose cotton sheets or other light, natural fibers. ...
  6. Consider sedative antihistamines.
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What does eczema on legs look like? ›

Affected areas may be red (light skin) or darker brown, purple, or ash gray (brown skin). Dry, scaly areas. Warmth, possibly also with some swelling. Small, rough bumps.

How does eczema start out? ›

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is caused by a combination of immune system activation, genetics, environmental triggers and stress. Your immune system. If you have eczema, your immune system overreacts to small irritants or allergens. This overreaction can inflame your skin.

Is eczema a fungal infection? ›

Although at first glance, eczema can appear similar to a fungal infection, they are, in fact, different. While eczema is a chronic condition, fungal infections are neither chronic nor genetic. Rather, they are caused by common fungi found in the environment.

What happens if eczema is left untreated? ›

As atopic eczema can cause your skin to become cracked and broken, there's a risk of the skin becoming infected with bacteria. The risk is higher if you scratch your eczema or do not use your treatments correctly. Signs of a bacterial infection can include: fluid oozing from the skin.

Is Vaseline good for eczema? ›

Petroleum jelly is well tolerated and works well for sensitive skin, which makes it an ideal treatment for eczema flare-ups. Unlike some products that can sting and cause discomfort, petroleum jelly has moisturizing and soothing properties that alleviate irritation, redness, and discomfort.

Is eczema a disease? ›

Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a non-contagious inflammatory skin condition. It is a chronic disease characterized by dry, itchy skin that can weep clear fluid when scratched. People with eczema also may be particularly susceptible to bacterial, viral, and fungal skin infections.

How is eczema spread? ›

Eczema isn't contagious. Even if you have an active rash, you can't pass the condition on to someone else. If you think you've gotten eczema from someone else, you likely have another skin condition. However, eczema often causes cracks in the skin, leaving it vulnerable to infection.

What foods usually cause eczema? ›

Peanuts, milk, soy, wheat, fish, and eggs are the most common culprits. Because kids need a well-rounded diet, don't stop giving them foods you think might cause eczema flares. Talk to a pediatrician or dermatologist first.

Does eczema go away with age? ›

Do children outgrow eczema? For some children, eczema starts to go away by age 4. However, some children may continue to have dry, sensitive skin as they grow up. It is hard to predict which children will outgrow the condition and which ones will have eczema as adults.

How long does eczema last? ›

For most people, eczema is a lifelong condition that consists of occasional flare-ups. Once treated, it can take several weeks for rashes to clear up. Since these rashes develop from negative immune reactions, there's also a risk that more flare-ups will occur unless you reduce your exposure to triggers.

What kills fungus on skin? ›

Antifungal medications work to treat fungal infections. They can either kill fungi directly or prevent them from growing and thriving. Antifungal drugs are available as OTC treatments or prescription medications, and come in a variety of forms, including: creams or ointments.

Can antibiotics clear up eczema? ›

Antibiotics also don't help your itching or redness. And they don't make your eczema less severe. Plus, your skin bacteria usually come back in a month or two, if not sooner. You can control eczema better with lotions and other steps.

What does infected eczema look like? ›

Signs

Signs
A medical sign is an objective observable indication of a disease, injury, or abnormal physiological state that may be detected during a physical examination, examining the patient history, or diagnostic procedure. These signs are visible or otherwise detectable such as a rash or bruise.
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of an infection

fluid oozing from the skin. a yellow crust on the skin surface or small yellowish-white spots appearing in the eczema. the skin becoming swollen and sore.

What virus causes eczema? ›

Eczema herpeticum is a secondary viral infection usually caused by HSV (either type 1 or type 2) that concomitantly occurs with skin conditions like AD, psoriasis, eczema, irritant contact dermatitis, burns, and seborrheic dermatitis.

Does having eczema mean I have a weak immune system? ›

No, having eczema doesn't automatically mean you have a weak immune system. It does mean that your immune system is sensitive, often overreacting to things that aren't real threats to your body. Some people with eczema have a primary immunodeficiency disorder that may make them more likely to get infections.

Does eczema get worse with age? ›

Skin becomes drier as we get older, which can lead to roughness, scaling and itchiness. In women at menopause, as oestrogen levels decline, changes in the skin are observed that make the skin more prone to eczema.

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