Over 15 million Americans suffer from eczema, which is a group of skin conditions categorized by chronic, itchy rashes.

Eczema can be cause by numerous factors including excessive heat, sweating, soaps, detergents, juices, dust mites and other external factors.

Dr. Sleep can treat these outbreaks with moisturizing lotions, cold compresses or over-the-counter anti-inflammatory corticosteroid creams.

If the condition persists, a more intensive treatment option such as prescription corticosteroids, antibiotics, antihistamines or other drugs may be required.

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