#1 You can catch eczema
Fact: The reality is that eczema isnt contagious, and can only be transmitted genetically. You can't catch eczema and you cannot pass it on to someone else.
#2 Eczema is not serious
Fact: If not treated correctly eczema can become severe.
It can be painful as well as itchy causing physical and mental distress.
#3 Myth: Eczema can be cured
Fact: There is currently no cure for eczema, but it can be managed with proper treatment and care.
#4 Myth: Eczema is caused by poor hygiene
Fact: Eczema is not caused by poor hygiene. In fact, excessive washing or use of harsh soaps can actually make eczema worse.
#5 Myth: Eczema is caused by food allergies
Fact: While some people with eczema may have food allergies that trigger their symptoms, not all cases of eczema are caused by food allergies.
#6 Myth: Swimming worsens eczema symptoms.
While it is true that exposure to chlorine and other chemicals found in swimming pools can irritate the skin and trigger eczema flare-ups, but swimming in saltwater or natural bodies of water can actually improve their symptoms.