Symptoms, remedies, treatments and care for Eczema


Eczema is a condition where patches of skin become inflamed, irritated, itchy, red, cracked, and rough. In severe cases, blisters can also occur. The areas it affected usually appear very dry, thickened, or scaly. In fair-skinned people, these areas may initially appear reddish and then turn brown. Among darker-skinned people, eczema can affect pigmentation, making the affected area lighter or darker.

The exact cause of eczema is unknown, but it's thought to be linked to an overactive response by the body's immune system to an irritant. It is this response that causes the symptoms of eczema. In addition, eczema is commonly found in families with a history of other allergies or asthma.

The most common type of eczema is known as atopic dermatitis, or atopic eczema. Atopic refers to a group of diseases with an often inherited tendency to develop other allergic conditions, such as asthma and hay fever.


Apply ice pack
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Apply olive oil
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Apply vinegar
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Apply tea tree oil
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Apply milk compress
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Apply coconut oil
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Apply aloe vera
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Apply cucumber
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Bath with oatmeal
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Soak in epsom salt solution
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Humidify the air
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Apply turmeric paste
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Apply chamomile compress
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Apply nutmeg paste
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Apply camphor and sandalwood paste
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Apply calamine lotion
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Apply neem oil
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