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Eczema Up Close: Myths and Uncommon Complications

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Jacek Dylag

woman touching skin
Min An

Myth: It’s just a skin problem. It’s no big deal.


Medical cardiogram printed on paper on the table
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Eczema and Increased Risk of Heart Disease


Doctor giving patient vaccine
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Myth: Vaccines Cause Eczema


Culture of Staphylococcus aureus colonies on blood agar plate.
Culture of Staphylococcus aureus colonies on blood agar plate.iStock

Unexpected Complication: People with Eczema Tend to Have Staph Bacteria on Their Skin


Vaccine bandage
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Eczema, Staph and the Influenza Vaccination


man flexing lifting dumbbell
Timothy

Influenza shot can be injected into a muscle instead


close up of medicine vials
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Live Smallpox Vaccine Can Lead to Serious Infection


woman with fever on couch
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Rare Complication: Eczema Vaccinatum


couple embracing
Jonathan Borba

Myth: Eczema Is Contagious


woman touching lips with fingers
Oleg Magni

Eczema Herpeticum


little girl reaching up
Karl Fredrickson

Slowed Growth Rate for Children With Severe Eczema


child sleeping
Annie Spratt

Possible Causes for Growth to Be Impaired for Children With Severe Eczema


Topical cream
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Topical Steroids to Treat Eczema May Cause Delayed Growth


Rachel Zohn

Rachel Zohn

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Rachel Zohn is a mom, a wife, and a freelance writer who is striving to find the best way to juggle it all and maintain a sense of humor. She is a former newspaper reporter with a deep interest in writing about all things related to health, wellness and the human body. She enjoys writing about various health topics, including skin conditions such as eczema, different types of cancer and seasonal allergies.