Eczema Skin Gallery

People of all skin colors, races, and ethnicities are affected by eczema, and the features of eczema can differ depending on your skin tone and where signs and symptoms appear on your body. This tool captures a range of skin tones and body locations to help you understand how eczema may appear on different skin types.

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How could eczema look different on my skin?

In lighter skin tones, eczema tends to appear pink or red in color.

In darker skin tones, eczema tends to appear darker brown, purple, or ashen gray in color.

Some people with eczema may develop bumps around hair follicles that resemble goosebumps (folliculitis). These bumps can appear with or without scaly patches on the skin.

People with darker skin often experience thickening of the skin (lichenification) after flare-ups. Areas of thickened skin, or plaque, may feel rough or leathery.

Every patient is unique, so your signs and symptoms may differ from the photos above. If you suspect you may have eczema, speak to a skin specialist, who can provide a diagnosis and develop a treatment plan that works for you.

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Skin specialists are trained to diagnose and treat patients of all skin tones and can help create a personalized care plan for you or your loved one. Learn more about partnering with a skin specialist and find one near you.