How does eczema affect infants differently than adults?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, affects many infants, with 90 percent of people developing the condition before age five. In infants, eczema often develops on the face. Although atopic dermatitis may resolve itself without treatment in children, the same is not true for adults.

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