Causes of Eczema
The exact cause of Eczema is not known. It is believed to be caused due to problems with the functioning of the skin as a barrier. The reasons could be genetic problems, or it can be triggered due to substances like soap, sweat and even jewelry. In some individuals, changes in the environment and allergens can cause an outbreak. Many sufferers also suffer from asthma. Therefore research suggests that it is due to lack of exposure to allergens during early years of life which conditions the immune system, is the cause.