ABSTRACT – Eczema is a chronic condition where the skin becomes itchy, red, and dry accompanied with inflammation. Blisters...
Eczema is a chronic condition where the skin becomes itchy, red, and dry accompanied with inflammation. Blisters can also be seen sometimes on the skin. It is most commonly found in children, although adults can also get affected. It is also called atopic dermatitis.
Allergic contact dermatitis
Genetics and hereditory
Abnormal function of the immune system or low immunity
Environmental factors like temperature variation, food, irritants etc.
Skin irritation from chemicals or daily products
SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS –
Severe itching on the skin with small bumps
Red patches on any part of the body but majorly found on the hands, feet, ankles, neck, bend of elbows and knees, and the face and scalp in infants
Cracked, rough, thick scaly skin
No lab test needed
Skin examination and reviewing medical history
Surgery – It is the most preferred treatment for dwarfism. It corrects
Medications and creams to control itching, reduce inflammation, repair and restore the skin.
Treating infection with drugs
Different therapies like Wet dressings, Light therapy, Counseling, Relaxation and behavior therapies can help in treating Eczema.
RISK FACTORS –
Pre-existing or family history of eczema
Allergies and allergens
RISK FACTORS –
Identify and avoid triggers that might worsen the condition
Take shorter baths or showers
Use gentle and sensitive soaps
Dry the body carefully without scratching
Estimation shows that 15-20% of children and 1-3% of adults were affected annually which has increased over the past few years.