Is it a Normal Itch-Scratch Cycle or Neurodermatitis?

Is it a normal Itch-Scratch Cycle or Neurodermatitis?

Introduction Lichen simplex chronicus or neurodermatitis is a form of eczema that is characterized by severe itching and scratching. It usually starts as an itchy patch on the back of a neck, scalp, shoulders, feet, ankles, wrists and hands. This form of skin ailment commonly affects the anal and genital areas; particularly developing in the […]

How to Keep Eczema Calm During Winters?

How to Keep Eczema Calm during Winters

The month of December calls for a holiday season in most parts of the world. Winter season  is a great time for adventure-seeking travelers to check out various spots. It’s a  time for snow sports, snowmen, getting cozy in turtleneck sweaters and much more. However, this phase may turn out to be difficult for those […]

Eczema Molluscatum – The Rare Viral Infection

Eczema-molluscatum

What is eczema? Eczema is a chronic condition that causes the affected skin patch to become itchy, red, dry, scaly and even cracked in severe conditions. This common skin condition is usually diagnosed in children, however, the adults may also develop it. Although, no specific cause has so far been diagnosed behind the occurrence of […]

Is Delayed Food Allergy Responsible for your Health Concerns?

Is-Delayed-Food-Allergy-Responsible-for-your-Health-Concerns

Delayed Food Allergy It is often very difficult to recognize symptoms of delayed food allergies.  Normal test reports do not present  food as the causative agent behind the occurring symptoms. Food allergy is more commonly tested by checking the count of immunoglobulin E (IgE) in the bloodstream via skin prick or radioallergosorbent (RAST) serum testing. […]

Learn More About Rare Facial Dermatitis- Perioral Dermatitis

Perioral Dermatitis Symptoms, Causes and Treatment

What is perioral dermatitis? Perioral dermatitis, also known as periorificial dermatitis, is a chronic skin condition that involves skin around the mouth. The inflammatory rash may also affect the nose as well as the eyes. This facial dermatitis is mostly diagnosed in the children and women aged between 16 and 45 years but can affect […]

Do You Know : U.S Children Are More Prone To Allergy Risks

Allergy risks in U.S children

Each year several millions of US children and adults are claimed to be at risk of allergies and their severe consequences. An allergy is defined as the reaction of the immune system generated against a harmless foreign substance, known as an allergen. The substance can be anything you consume, inhale, touch or inject in the […]

Advanced Treatment For Eczema – Phototherapy

Phototherapy for Eczema

The first line of treatment for eczema involve plans that help lock in or replenish the moisture in the skin, and protect the skin barrier. The treatments often include the ointments, lotions or creams that can be applied to the skin that will help to keep it moisturized. This method is aligned with the use […]