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Atopic eczema? Especially not to scratch!

Atopic eczema? Especially not to scratch! Your skin is hypersensitive, irritated, dry and itchy? Maybe you suffer from atopic eczema. Its cause is not yet known, but mostly occurs along with other allergic diseases such as asthma or chronic rhinitis.

Atopic dermatitis is manifested severe dryness, rashes and redness of the skin. Uncomfortably itchy skin, which causes you to scratch it. This bad habit but it is very dangerous because it hides under his fingernails are a number of bacteria, which can infect minor skin wounds. Then the skin, in addition to these symptoms, will have tiny festering pimples. For long-term course of skin thins and is less resistant to external influences. The disease is either chronically or may alternately disappear and come back again. Especially troubled kids, but can deal with it as adults. The good news however is that at puberty the condition usually improves eczema or even completely disappear.

Take care of yourself

If you suffer from atopic dermatitis, the skin is extremely sensitive. Your problem may worsen following factors:
allergens such as dust or animal hair,
aggressive soaps and perfumes containing alcohol,
disinfectants and chemicals
weather changes, especially chilly autumn,
stress and nervousness, which lead to frequent scratching,
Allergic reactions to certain foods, such as fish, peanuts, milk or soy products,
skin infections,
excessive hygiene - intensive washing or showering leads to increased evaporation of water from the surface layers of the skin.

From the above it is clear that with eczema skin requires special care. Use a moisturizing non-irritating soap and avoid allergens. If the harsh outdoors, wear gloves. Do not forget to relax, peace of mind is reflected in the condition of the skin.

Who clears, he goes

Eczema are a few measures. Do not expose your skin to hot water, which dries out unnecessarily. Affected areas just gently wipe with a dry towel (do not scrub!). Immediately after the bath and as often as possible during the day lubricate the skin to be hydrated. Wear comfortable clothes made of natural and breathable materials. If at night to graze unknowingly, put your cotton gloves. If your symptoms do not improve or suffer from a severe form of atopic eczema, visit a dermatologist who can prescribe anti-inflammatory corticoid ointments. The treatment is also used drugs called antihistamines, which block the allergic reaction.


Source: Pollen služba.cz



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