How to treat eczema?

As you know, there are no absolutely healthy people. Someone has an allergy to kittens, someone suffers from chronic diseases of the throat, and someone suffers from the fact that their appearance is spoiled by a variety of acne, blackheads or flaky skin. But seemingly innocuous signs of adolescence may well turn out to be a rather serious disease, the treatment of which will not do without the intervention of doctors. At the onset of puberty or during the spring-autumn period, scaly areas, acne, blisters and other troubles often appear on the skin. 

How to find out if these are natural signs of a change in the season or any serious illness? Quite often, dermatologists identify a disease such as idiopathic eczema. Its first symptoms are quite common – dry, flaky areas of the skin, vesicles the size of a match head, which contain light fluid, itching, fever and small painful skin cracks. The causes of eczema, called classical, are not exactly established by doctors. 

But factors of its development can be safely called stress and psychological disorders, diseases of the thyroid gland and digestive tract, or diabetes. Quite often there are cases of eczema, inherited within the family. The treatment of eczema, as well as the treatment of any disease, should not be done independently. Self-medication can lead to lesions of large areas of the skin, which will later be excessively pigmented or vice versa, deprived of pigmentation for a long time.

In order to quickly and effectively get rid of this unpleasant disease, it is necessary to exclude contact of the affected areas of the body with any chemical agents, remove citrus fruits and chocolate from the diet, and also try to start a measured healthy lifestyle. In order to restore the patient’s health , the doctor will select an individual treatment with ointments and creams that contain corticosteroids. In especially severe cases, therapy can also be used, which includes taking tablets and intramuscular injections.  

Eczema is an unpleasant disease that affects exposed areas of the body. But it is worth remembering that this is not only unpleasant and ugly. Any, even the most insignificant disease can indicate a more serious problem of the body, which must be solved only with the participation of experienced doctors.

event_note June 6, 2020

account_box Dr. Peter B Milburn

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