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TRIGGERS OF ECZEMA
There are many triggers that can cause eczema to flare or get worse. This table lists some common eczema triggers.
You should learn what triggers your eczema to flare, and then try to avoid it.
Eczema can be seasonal. Some patients with eczema suffer more then the weather is warm and humid. Others
suffer more when it is dry and cold. For some people, winter is the worst season for eczema. The dry, cold
air can make it difficult to keep skin moist. But for other people, summer is worst. The heat, humidity, and
sweating also cause flares and itchiness.