Eczema is a common skin condition that impacts millions worldwide.
Incidence rates in infants and healthcare workers are especially high, with eczema being recognized as an occupational disease for the latter.
Eczema is generally chronic and multifactorial, making it difficult to prevent, manage and treat. The cause of eczema is also not yet fully understood, and it remains to be confirmed whether the condition first arises due to internal conditions such as skin structure alterations, or external environmental triggers. The human microbiome is also thought to influence the development and severity of eczema, but it is a complex relationship and more research is needed in this area.
So, over July, we decided to team up with two experts – child nutritionist Ifeyinwa Omesiete and dietitian nutritionist Malina Malkani – to bring you in-depth content around the prevalence, causes and treatment options for eczema, with a focus on infants.
Now it’s time to test your knowledge by taking our eczema quiz….
Don’t forget to check out our latest eczema content from Ifeyinwa Omesiete and Malina Malkani, we well as our Atopic Dermatitis Basics.
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