It is an
reaction homebase persistent skin, which manifests
inflammation of the skin.
Can be associated with other
or hay fever.
It occurs in three distinct periods;
from birth to two years.
from two years to puberty.
It is not contagious, nor is associated with
Nummular eczema (eczema rounded) occurs in adults.
Probably is related to
of the immune
Signs and symptoms.
Reddening of the skin, sometimes raised and rough.
elbows and knees (for the outside)
itching in the skin, especially in joints such as elbows and knees.
itching in the neck.
on his face picor.
itchy hands and feet.
itching on the genitals or anus.
hardening of the top of the affected area.
hands are severely affected.
Hay fever and
: the itching and itching increase during periods of
Chemical irritants such as wool, soaps or detergents.
moist heat or cold.
Avoid agents that cause irritation (wool, perfumes, fabric softeners, harsh soaps, etc.
Apply creams on the skin frequently.
Minimized and sweating.
Take baths with warm water, not hot.
, if possible.
gloves for housework.
Avoid synthetic fabrics carrying clothes, as they do not allow perspiration and can cause irritation.
Diagnosis and Treatment.
The diagnosis is usually done through physical examinations and history.
Take baths or warm fresh water to avoid the soap as
soaked in warm water suppurated and injuries that have formed
postilla: it reduces the itching and eliminates the postilla.
Use loose clothing and
(avoid wool and synthetic fabrics)
Avoid fabric softeners and anti -
products in the wash.
Use oil or lanolin ointment after bathing.
in your life, whether it is possible.
Use of mild topical steroids or coal - tar preparations to relieve itching less.
Use ointments for moisturizing hands.
For more itching, your
Topical steroids use more powerful.
Oral steroids (only applicable to very short periods, and in very
Antihistamines or mild tranquilizers.
Antibiotics (sometimes) to fight secondary
Avoid having your hands or other affected parties to sweat soaking or for
Avoid foods that will exacerbate the eczema.
in the affected areas.
Increased susceptibility to adverse reactions to certain drugs.
Fungal or viral
Permanent scars caused by the scraping.
Excellent, with the proper care and treatment.