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 […]

Natural Remedies for Dyshidrotic Eczema

What is Dyshidrotic Eczema? The eczema type is characterized by small blisters on hands and feet. Dyshidrotic eczema is most commonly reported near the sides of fingers and palms but it may even affect the fingertips, toes and soles of feet. The pin-head sized blisters occur in clusters. A dermatologist might term this eczema as […]

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 Allergies

A patch test is a technique used to identify contact allergens that may be causing allergic inflammation of a patient’s skin. Any individual diagnosed of having allergic contact dermatitis or atopic dermatitis needs patch testing. A patch test is used to find allergic causes of eczema/dermatitis and some other types of skin reactions such as […]

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 […]

Hand Eczema Management in Babies

Eczema is an acute skin condition that affects one out of 10 children. The hands are a common part for eczema since they’re often exposed and susceptible to eczema triggers. Hand eczema, or hand dermatitis, indicates any types of eczema that develop on the hands. If a child has eczema on hands, consult with your […]