What is Eczema?
Eczema (Atopic dermatitis) is a condition that makes your skin red and itchy. It's common in children but can occur at any age. This symptom canbe either periodically or chronic.
7 types of Eczema
How to treat Eczema at home?
-Apply cool compresses to your skin. Taking a colloidal oatmeal bath can help relieve the itch.
-Moisturize your skin daily with a rich, oil-based cream or ointment to protect skin barrier. Apply the cream right after taking a shower or a bath to seal in moisture.
-After shower or bath, gently tap with a soft towel. Never rub.
-Avoid scratching. It could cause an infection.
-When use detergents, cleansers, makeup, and other skin care products avoid fragrance, alkaline product, and harsh surfactants like sulfate.
-Wear gloves and protective clothing whenever you handle chemicals.
-Wear loose-fitting clothes made from soft fibers, like cotton.
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