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Title: Treatment For Eczema

Treatment ForEczema
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Treatment For Eczema
  • Eczema is an inconvenient skin condition that
    affects a fair amount of the population.
  • A lot of treatment options are available and
    their effects vary from patient to patient.
  • Some would be comfortable with the doctor's
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Treatment For Eczema
  • Others would complement the doctor's medication
    with natural alternatives.
  • Even a lot of eczema sufferers would rather use
    the natural remedies.
  • It's a free world and every eczema sufferer can
    use any therapy as he or she sees fit.
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Treatment For Eczema
  • Eczema is characterized by dry skin and it is
    common knowledge that applying moisturizers helps
    in this condition.
  • One must also avoid the factors that trigger
  • After that, treatment entails different measures
    to control the conditions.
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Treatment For Eczema
  • Flare-ups, that are also characteristic of
    eczema, are normally treated with topical
  • Such medication reduces inflammation and is
    relatively safe when used properly.
  • Mild corticosteroids are normally used for
    children on the face and flexures like behind the
    knees and the crease of the elbow.
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Treatment For Eczema
  • More potent corticosteroids are for adults with
    lichenified or discoid eczema.
  • Such steroids can be used for eczema on the
    limbs, torso, and scalp.
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Treatment For Eczema
  • Another symptom of eczema is lichenification
  • This is the thickening of the skin, and the
    exaggeration of normal skin markings.
  • Lichenification gives the skin a bark-like and
    leathery appearance.
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Treatment For Eczema
  • To treat lichenification, bandages with coal tar,
    zinc, ichthammol are used.
  • However, this treatment must be supervised by a
    medical doctor.
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Treatment For Eczema
  • For infected areas, the doctor might prescribe
    moisturizing bath additives and moisturizers.
  • As for itching, short courses of antihistamines
    are occasionally prescribed.
  • This is to help the reduction of severe itching
    during acute flare-ups.
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Treatment For Eczema
  • Eczema sufferers who are unresponsive to
    treatment, may have to undergo drastic measures.
  • A course of corticosteroids may be taken orally
    to bring the inflammation under control.
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Treatment For Eczema
  • There are also natural alternatives for the
    treatment of eczema.
  • These include gamolenic acide (extract of evening
  • Another natural alternative is the use of herbal
    Chinese medicines.
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Treatment For Eczema
  • However, Chinese herbal remedies must only be
    used under the supervision of a specialist.
  • Eczema is a nasty but manageable condition but
    the remedies are abundant.
  • There are some therapies you can do by yourself,
    but it is best to consult with your physician
    before embarking on treatment of your eczema.
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