Learn and get information on various types of eczema

Eczema, or Atopic Dermatitis, is a skin condition that affects approximately 30 million Americans and all others around the world. The disease is usually characterized by itchy, flaky, red skin developing patches on the entire body or the various body parts. Eczema is mostly found on the flexor part of the joint. Various types of eczema include varicose, atopic, discord, contact dermatitis. We provide information and discuss different types of eczema that affects population all around the world.

Perioral Dermatitis – Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment

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 […]

Eczema Herpeticum – Rare and Fatal Skin Infection

Eczema-Herpeticum -Rare-and-Fatal-Skin-Infection

What is eczema? Eczema is a rash that causes red, irritated, dry patches of the skin on the affected parts of your body. In most of the cases, the skin condition is termed as atopic dermatitis that causes inflammation and the condition may flare up as soon as it comes in contact with a various […]

Can Smoking make My Eczema Worse?

Can-Smoking-make-My-Eczema-Worse

The Toxic Smoke and Eczema Eczema or Atopic Dermatitis (AD) is an inflammatory skin condition for which the cause is unknown,  but several triggers resulting in its flare-ups. While most of us consider the common factors like, food allergies, harsh chemicals, pollens behind aggravated eczema symptoms, we rule out an important determinant, smoking. Environmental Tobacco […]

Nummular Eczema: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Nummular eczema, causes, symptoms and treatments

Nummular eczema, also termed as discoid eczema and nummular dermatitis, is a form of eczema that is characterized by an unusual and unique, coin-shaped lesion. The appearance of this skin condition makes it different from the other types of eczema and it can be one of the most difficult skin ailments to be treated. Nummular […]

Eczema And Stress: Can Stress Trigger Eczema?

Eczema And Stress: Can Emotional Stress Trigger Eczema?

Eczema and Stress Stress is a key factor listed under the causes and/or triggers of eczema. It may come as a surprise to some that stress may cause skin problems and other severe, chronic ailments. While, no exact cause has been deduced so far for the occurrence of eczema, it is often linked to the […]

Are you allergic to your pet?

pet-allergy

Eczema, or atopic dermatitis, results in skin inflammation. When it comes to triggering your eczema, apart from the other triggers, your pets may hit the top of the list as well. You or your child may encounter certain eczema symptoms at certain times during the year. These may be due to the environmental changes i.e […]

Follicular Eczema Flare-ups, Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments

Follicular eczema

What is follicular eczema? Follicular eczema/Keratosis pilaris is a rare skin condition that affects the dermis around the hair follicles over the body and causes irritation. Similar to other forms of eczema, the appearance of this type can leave an individual embarrassed. This rare form of eczema is characterized by red and inflamed patches of […]