What is eczema

Atopic dermatitis


The disease causes inflammation of the skin that itches and covers any part of the body. However, a rash is most often seen on the crook of the elbows, knees, or face. The disease is not contagious and is most often regarded as hereditary. Atopic dermatitis usually occurs in childhood and its symptoms are dry, scaly skin, cracks behind the ears, a rash on the cheeks, hands and feet. During an exacerbation period, patients may have wounds and sores, which appear as a result of scratching or an infectious lesion.

Hands eczema


Dermatitis on the hands - a common phenomenon that occurs under the influence of genetic and external factors. Rash on the hand due to heredity, but always provoked when a person comes in contact with certain allergens. Especially often the disease is present in patients who perform mechanical or harvesting work. The main symptoms are redness, pain, dryness, peeling of skin, cracks and vesicles.

Contact dermatitis


In the presence of this disease, a reaction occurs to certain irritants (tobacco, cleaning products, perfumery, cloth, chlorine, wool, alcohol) and usually appears on exposed parts of the skin. Irritable contact dermatitis is the most common form and looks like a dryish red rash, which may look like a burn. Allergic contact dermatitis occurs on contact with a substance to which a person has an allergic reaction.

Other diseases


Seborrheic dermatitis is manifested by erythema (redness), as well as dry and flaky skin. The cause of the disease lies in the inflammatory reaction of the body to the fungus that is usually found on human skin. Dysgshydrotic eczema is more popular in women and provokes a rash on the skin of the hands and feet. Numular eczema is characterized by inflammations that resemble monetary coins in shape. Neurodermatitis is another type of disease that often appears on the skin of the neck, scalp, shoulders, inner parts of the ankles and feet, wrists and on the back of the palms. Its causes are unknown, but insect bites and excessive stress are provocative factors.Congestive dermatitis is caused by a disease of the veins of the lower extremities, which is characterized by impaired blood flow and the presence of varicose veins.

Date: 09.10.2018, 05:27 / Views: 42242

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