The itching usually comes first and later into rashes. So it can be said that, "The itch that rashes". This group of skin rashes may first appear in babies and toddlers, becoming drier and flaky in older children. Adults may see scaly, leathery patches or stubborn hand eczema.
Types of Eczema
Atopic dermatitis - Is the common form of eczema. It usually starts in childhood and often gets milder or goes away by adulthood. In babies, it is a condition called that "Cradle cap" the doctors call seborrheic eczema or seborrheic dermatitis. It seems as yellow, oily, scaly patches on the scalp. Usually, it clears up without treatment at 8 to 12 months of age.
Contact dermatitis - You may have contact dermatitis if you have red, irritated skin triggered by a response to substances you touch. It arises in two kinds: allergic contact dermatitis an immune system response to an irritant such as latex or metal. Irritating contact dermatitis begins when your skin is irritated by a chemical or other substance.
Dyshidrotic eczema - It causes small blisters to form on your hands and feet. It’s more common in women than in men. Fluid-filled blisters form on your fingers, toes, palms and soles of your feet, these injuries may itch or hurt.
Seborrheic dermatitis - Is a common condition that causes a red, itchy and flaky rash. The rash can appear swollen or raised and a yellowish or white crust may form on its surface. Seborrheic dermatitis develops in areas where the skin is oily, such as Scalp, eyebrows, eyelids, ears, face, armpits, genitals, upper chest & back.
The combination of factors that caused by Eczema are:
Abnormal function of the immune system.
Activities that can make the skin more sensitive.
Skin barrier defects that enable moisture out and germs in.
Eczema is not contagious & it runs in families.
Red, inflamed skin.
Dark coloured patches of skin.
Rough, leathery or scaly patches of skin.
Oozing or crusting.
Areas of swelling.
Homeopathy Treatment for Eczema
It appears to be an increasingly common condition and the allopathic treatments available are palliative rather than curative and may be associated with long-term side effects. The Homeopathic medicines for Eczema have specific to every individual person. That is the reason a detailed history is required to customize the treatment for Eczema. These factors include infections, emotional stress, lifestyle or diet conditions, hereditary defects or ailments and physical and psychological patterns. One of the effective ways to treat eczema is with homeopathy. This is a holistic medical practice that treats the person as a whole, recognizing that every person is unique. All symptoms triggered by underlying factors that need to be found and treated to permanently disappear the symptoms.