Eczema is a kind of allergic dermatitis causing inflammation flare-ups on the skin that can produce scaly, dry patches and extreme itchiness. Sometimes, Eczema is also called as atopic dermatitis. Up to 12% of all kids and nearly 1% of adults in U.S. develop this ailment. Globally, based upon the region, up to 10% of grownups and 30% of kids are affected. It is very important to understand that Eczema is not contagious. However, it's an unpleasant condition and could easily get infected. Causes: • Commonly appears in infants and kids; it also affects adults of all ages and races with infants being the most vulnerable. The exact factors behind Eczema aren't known. • However, it is inherited and can be aggravated by things like humid, hot weather conditions, specific types of clothing, strain, sensitivity to certain types of foods and other allergens, perfumes, chemicals, and pollutants. Symptoms • Face Eczema most often leads to dry and reddened skin along with itching, though the appearance of eczema differs from one individual to another. • Intense itchiness (also called as pruritus) is usually the initial symptom in many individuals with eczema. At times, eczema may result in blisters and oozing skin lesions. • In adults and children, eczema usually occurs on the face, neck, and inside of elbows, legs, and ankles. In newborns, eczema commonly occurs on the cheeks, forehead, forearms, neck, legs, and scalp. Treatment for Face Eczema Having this could be one major reason for depression in your life. There's a variety of treatment options available for facial eczema but it's difficult to find which one could be the appropriate method. Usually, most of the remedies are done by the dermatologists with the aid of a cream or solution. Also you can go for natural home remedies to get rid of eczema on face. • The most usual form is steroid ointments and lotions that contain corticosteroid (a category of steroid hormones which are produced in the adrenal cortex). Employed in low doses, this medication can be quite effective. • Antibiotic creams or tablets and antiseptic lotions are generally recommended, if infection begins. However, sometimes these chemical based lotions can irritate the affected region. Other medications prescribed for intense forms of eczema include pills such as Neoral and Sandimmun • You can use a blend of sandalwood paste and camphor on the rashes. • Nutmeg paste also works well for Eczema. • Aloe-Vera is an excellent natural ingredient which assists in this case. It is a very good moisturizer and also penetrates completely into your skin and moisturizes it.
• You also can apply Shea butter that's produced from the nuts of the Shea plants.
Prevention • While eczema isn't preventable, self care options including regular hydration of skin, avoidance of intense temperatures as well as known irritants can help control signs and symptoms and minimize the severity of outbreaks. • You should always pick the right face wash and soap as the wrong choice could be the cause. It is advisable to stick with a particular brand of soap. • Stay away from any type of skin allergens and also avoid wearing specific types of clothes that could worsen the condition.