Education Resource Center: Who Gets Eczema
More and more people have eczema. Right now, as many as 31.6 million Americans may have it. People with eczema are usually diagnosed with it when they are babies or young children. Eczema symptoms often become less severe as children grow into adults. For some people, eczema continues into adulthood. Less often, it can start in adulthood.
Many adults and children have eczema.