Stay on top of latest research on eczema

We bring forward the most recent studies, research, and data related to atopic diseases in the eczema world, and latest technologies relevant to help you manage your eczema. The collective responses from the research papers, studies, and community have been summarized in the posts to help you evaluate the findings and use your judgement making decisions about your condition.

7 Ways to get rid of dust mite allergy

What Is a Dust Mite? One of the most common root causes of asthma and allergies is often related to dust mites. These tiny, spider-looking creatures, measure only about one-quarter to one-third of a millimeter. They cannot be  seen through naked eyes. A microscope is required to study these dust mites. Dust mites can withstand […]

Pollen and Eczema Presentation

Pollens help plants to multiply and reproduce, but if inhaled, it causes allergies, when pollen, making plants begin to blossom usually during the spring season. The symptoms of these allergies can be: Sneezing, Watery eyes, Runny Nose, Itchy throat and skin, Cough, Sore Throat and Hoarse Voice. The eczema symptom becomes worse when the spring […]

What causes Seborrheic Dermatitis?

What is Seborrheic Dermatitis? Seborrheic dermatitis is a kind of fungal disease that occurs in skin areas rich in oil-producing (sebaceous) glands. It is a common, chronic and relapsing form of eczema that is typically characterized by red, itchy, scaly and flaky skin. It causes an eczema-type outbreak majorly affecting portions of the scalp, face […]

Patch Testing for Allergic Contact Dermatitis

What is allergic contact dermatitis? Allergic contact dermatitis or contact allergy arises when the skin comes in contact with irritating substances or allergens that trigger an allergic reaction. Allergen is classified as anything that causes the skin to become red, itchy, swollen and blistered or dry. These substances are individual-specific and cause no reaction in […]

Top Environment Allergens

An allergic reaction is a precise response of the body’s immune system to a normally harmless substance called an allergen. A range of environmental allergens, such as pollen and animal dander, can activate allergic reactions in the nose (allergic rhinitis, or hay fever) and in the lung (asthma). Not all reasons for susceptibility to environmental […]

Wet Wrapping for Eczema

Wet wraps’ are wet bandages being wrapped over an emollient medicine or topical steroid creams to areas of red, hot, weeping eczema (more often due to atopic dermatitis). These are dressings, made from articles of clothing, that have been soaked in water with a dry layer applied on top. Also read: Apple Cider Vinegar for […]

Eczema Bleach Bath For Staph Infection

What is a Staph infection? In order to know more about eczema caused by Staph infection, it is important to understand the underlying reasons resulting in this skin infection. It is Staphylococcus bacteria that leads to staph infection. Staphylococcus bacteria has been analyzed as a common reason behind weeping eczema and major skin infections, namely […]

Eczema and Skin Infections

Eczema is sometimes called dermatitis, which means inflammation or swelling of the skin. There are various types of eczema. The most common one is Atopic eczema. In this type of eczema, there is a typical pattern of skin inflammation which causes the disease. The term atopic describes people with certain allergic tendencies. However, atopic eczema […]