Eczema symptoms and Cure
Eczema is a condition in which the skin becomes itchy, inflamed, rough and at times cause blisters. It is common in children but can occur in anyone at any age. It tends to flare up, subside, and then flare up again. It is not contagious and, in some cases, becomes less severe with age.
What are the symptoms of eczema?
Eczema or Atopic dermatitis symptoms vary from person to person. But, the general signs of eczema are:
- Dry, inflamed flaky skin
- Intense itching
- Red or brown patches of skin especially on the neck, feet, ankles, inside the bend of the elbows and knees.
- Sensitive, swollen skin from scratching
- Small raised bumps filled with fluid
Eczema symptoms in babies
- Rashes on cheeks and scalp
- Rashes that bubble up and leak fluid afterward
- Rashes that cause extreme itchiness
Eczema symptoms in children
- Rashes that appear at the neck, wrists, ankles, inside fold of the elbow and knees, etc.
- Bumpy rashes
- Skin thickening
Eczema symptoms in adults
- Rashes that occur on the creases of the knees, elbows or nape of the neck
- Rashes that cover much of the body
- Extremely dry skin
- Skin infections
An adult who developed eczema as kids but no longer suffers from the condition might still have dry and sensitive skin. Furthermore, the appearance of the skin affected depends upon whether it is infected or how much is scratched.
How to cure Eczema?
There is currently no cure for eczema, however, the signs can be managed with medications and proper treatment. Your doctor would suggest a treatment plan based on your symptoms. For some people, the symptoms go away after some time, for some, it is a lifelong condition. Some medications involve:
- Oral medications,
- Moisturizer to repair your skin protective barrier, etc.
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