Word! Eczema

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Word! Eczema

Eczema

(En español: Eccema)

Say: eg-zeh-muh

If your skin has ever been super itchy, red, and dry, you might know about eczema. And no, it doesn't have anything to do with eggs . . . unless you're allergic to them, because eczema is sometimes caused by allergies.

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