Q&A: How Do You Treat Eczema & Acne Together?

woman with acneQ: Seborrheic eczema and acne are taking over my face. What can I do? – M. Robinson
A: Hygiene issues play a key role in controlling seborrheic dermatitis. Frequent cleansing with soap removes oils from affected areas and improves seborrhea.

Whether it is acne or eczema, most skin disorders have one thing in common: inflammation.

Inflammation can be triggered in one area of the body and show up somewhere else. So far, research tells us that this phenomenon has to do with two factors: