WHAT IS ECZEMA?
Eczema is a general term for any type of dermatitis or “itchy rash”. There are several skin diseases that are eczemas; a partial list of eczemas includes:
- atopic dermatitis
- contact dermatitis
- dyshidrotic eczema
- nummular eczema
- seborrheic dermatitis
All types of eczemas cause itching and redness and some will blister, weep or peel.
ATOPIC DERMATITIS (AD)
CONTACT DERMATITIS (ALLERGIC OR IRRITANT)
DYSHIDROTIC DERMATITIS (POMPHOLYX)
NUMMULAR DERMATITIS (DISCOID)
MANAGEMENT OF ECZEMA
WHAT ARE FDA APPROVED PRESCRIPTION THERAPIES?
WHAT ABOUT ALTERNATIVE OR COMPLIMENTARY MEDICATION?
ARE THERE PLANTS AND VEGETABLES TO AVOID?