Diseases

Eczema: the causes

The causes of the onset of atopic eczema, or atopic dermatitis, are multifactorial.

Atopic eczema is a skin disease that usually occurs in infants between 2 to 6 months and lasts longer or shorter. This skin condition may fade beyond 2-3 years.

The frequency of this disease has increased enormously in recent decades. It reaches 2 to 5% of children under 2 years. In some parts of the world, particularly in the United States, atopic dermatitis affects up to 50% of young children.

It is for this reason that environmental factors are called into question. Among others: food (including food additives), pollution, or excess protection to allergens during childhood can be implicated. But other origins exist ...

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And the hereditary factor ? Children with atopic eczema often have in their family people who already have an allergic, ie "atopic", terrain. We often find brothers, sisters or parents suffering from hay fever, asthma, or eczema.

Several genes have been implicated in the development of atopic eczema, but their expression varies from one individual to another. It is thus likely that these genes confer a kind of genetic susceptibility whose expression depends on environmental factors.

Psychological factors can also influence the development of eczema, which is also considered a psychosomatic condition.

In atopic eczema, allergens are multiple. Sometimes allergens are food. It is for this reason that it is better to introduce certain foods rather late during the dietary diversification: egg yolk, exotic fruits ...

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> Chronic eczema
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> Other allergic skin reactions
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