How to cure eczema on hands
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How To Cure Eczema On Hands

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Eczema is the medical term for a skin disorder in which skin looked inflamed and irritated. This inflammation can occur anywhere but is most often affected are the hands and feet. Types of eczema are the most frequently encountered is Atopic Eczema or atopic dermatitis. Eczema symptoms will begin to appear during the children, especially when they are aged 2 years. In some cases, eczema will disappear with increasing age, but not a few others will suffer from all the life. With proper treatment, the disease can be controlled by either reducing the number of recurrences.

Eczema is divided into 4 types, Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, Nummular Eczema, and Stasis Dermatitis.

Atopic Dermatitis, this eczema is a hereditary disease and most often we find in the community. Usually occurs in infancy or children in the form of itching, skin inflammation or fever.

Contact Dermatitis, caused by delayed immune system due to skin contact with allergenic compounds causing skin inflammation. This type of eczema can cause of perfumes, cosmetics, dyes, metal materials, soap, detergents and some beauty or other cleaning products.

Nummular eczema, usually associated with dry skin and occur on the outside of the legs, hands and arms.

Stasis eczema, it is the chronic eczema that occurs in the lower area of the foot section in the related to varicose veins.

How To Cure Eczema On Hands

Here are some ways to cure eczema on hands:

  • To treat this eczema is to do a regular bowel movements with the eat a lot of vegetables and fruits. Reduce on foods that are difficult to digest, sweet food, cakes, fatty foods, fish, and meat. Avoid exposed to detergents.
  • As for Eczema in infants can be cured with an anti-inflammatory cream that with a doctor’s prescription, aims to eliminate redness and swelling of the skin.
  • To relieve the itching, then usually the doctor will give antihistamines, which can reduce the itching, so it can be more convenient.
  • Do not bathe too frequently (because if it’s too wet, it will often hard-drying) or if necessary just wipe it.
  • When going to bathe, use warm water.
  • Avoid contact with a cloth or blanket made with wool, wear clothing that is clean, not tight and absorb perspiration.
  • Avoid using soap on the area of eczema to prevent irritation.
  • When the eczema is due to an allergy to certain foods, then avoid those foods.
  • Do not use soap or detergent.
  • Avoid the use of chemical substances such as cosmetics and drugs that too harsh on the skin.

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Last Updated on July 17, 2018 Reviewed by Market Health Beauty Team

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