What is Eczema?
Eczema is nothing but a general or common medical term used for the various types of skin inflammation or dermatitis. Some consider Atopic Dermatitis, one of the most common skin inflammation disease, as Eczema because they are similar in symptoms. Though actually Atopic Dermatitis is one of the many forms of Eczema.
Different skin inflammations that belong to Eczema category include
- Atopic dermatitis
- Contact eczema
- Seborrheic eczema
- Nummular eczema
- Stasis dermatitis
- Dyshidrotic eczema
Effect and Symptoms
People of all age groups starting from infants, among which eczema is more common, to the elderly susceptible to this skin inflammation. Eczema is most infants will be resolved by the age of 3 though in some cases, it can continue throughout their life as a recurring disease. The following are the common symptoms observed in different forms of eczema.
- Dry patches on the skin
- Skin reddening
- Severe Itching
- Burning sensation on the skin
- Blisters and oozing lesions in some rare cases
- Thickening and crusty skin due to repeated scratching
In adults, eczema can affect the skin on the face, neck, elbows (insides), knees, and ankles while in infants it can be seen on scalp, face, forehead, forearms, neck, and legs. Eczema can either be temporary which means that it can disappear in a few hours or days or it can chronic which means that it occurs through life.
It is believed that though eczema is not a contagious disease, it could be partially inherited. If there is eczema in a family line, it is not surprising to find a member of the family affected by the disease. Some other causes include
- Allergens, pollens, and other environmental factors
- Contact through soaps, detergents, and sweat
- Unhygienic living
- Dietary changes
- Temperature changes
- Physical and psychological stress
In most cases, the inflammation is at its peak during nights and cold season and it could cause high inconvenience during sleep. Also people with some allergic infections and conditions like Asthma are more likely to be affected with Eczema.
Homeopathy Treatment for Eczema
Eczema has a very effective cure at Dr. Care. Our safe medication and world-class constitutional treatment procedure will ensure that eczema is fought off without any threat of side-effects. Our doctors conduct a complete diagnosis to determine the cause and commence treatment accordingly. Homeopathy is the ideal choice to get rid of Eczema.