Eczema OVERVIEW​ ,SYMPTOMS​, CAUSES​, TREATMENT

ECZEMA

Overview :

Eczema is a term for several different types of skin swelling. Eczema is also called dermatitis. Most types cause dry, itchy skin and rashes on the face, inside the elbows and behind the knees, and on the hands and feet.

Symptoms :

1) Red and itchy skin
2) sometimes with blisters that easily break and then weep
3) Eczema usually comes and goes in bouts; the inflammation is only rarely constant.
4) open, crusted, or weeping sores

Causes :

A doctor can often diagnose Eczema  simply by looking at your hair and scalp.

Treatment :

There is currently no cure for eczema. Treatment for the condition aims to heal the affected skin and prevent flares of symptoms,

There are several things that people with eczema can do to support skin health and alleviate symptoms.

They can try:
1) Taking lukewarm baths
2) wearing cotton and soft fabrics
3) Moisturizing every day
4) using a mild soap or a non-soap cleanser when washing
5) Keeping fingernails short to prevent scratching from breaking the skin.

Resources :

https://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/14417#treatments

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