Eczema is a long-lasting and recurrent allergic condition that causes the skin to develop some areas of itchy and scaly rashes. This condition is associated with recurring inflammation of the skin, and it is non-infectious. Eczema makes the skin to become dry, red, itchy, and scaly. In very severe cases, the skin may weep, bleed and crust over, causing discomfort in those suffering from it. Eczema affects virtually every part of the body, including the face and ears.