Eczema is a generic term to indicate different types of inflammation of the skin. The word comes from the Greek 'Ekzein', which means 'to the boil'. Not crazy so that eczema makes the skin swell and red. Flakers and moisture blows are also expressions of eczema. The skin can go to it very much.
Eczema can be hereditary, but the disease can also be caused (and worsen!) By pollen, dust mites, strong cleaning agents, makeup, power supply and / or wool clothing. Stress and severe anxiety is known to aggravate eczema. It is highly recommended to avoid irritating substances such as solvents, tobacco smoke, paints, bleaching agent or care products with alcohol or perfume. Hot shower and / or baths can also be recommended.
To find out if there is allergy it is important to have a skin test to do at the dermatologist. Huisartsen and dermatologists often write hormone ointment for the treatment of eczema (corticosteroids), which make the skin thinner and more vulnerable. These drugs may only be used for a degree and a limited period.
There are different treatments for eczema that can give good results. First of all, an extensive skin analysis is made and a treatment plan has been drawn up with the various options.
The choice can fall on: rewarding and cleaning the skin with very mild ingredients, soft peeling or a combination of the above options.
draining massage, mask, day care and advice for home.