What is Eczema?
It is a name given to a group of conditions that cause the skin to become red, itchy and inflamed. It is a very common condition that is easily curable. Eczema word is inspired by a Greek word meaning “to boil over”, which is justified because it causes red inflamed, itchy patches that occur during flare-ups. It can range from mild, moderate to severe.
Cause of eczema
The exact cause of eczema hasn’t yet been identified. It is thought to be linked with the body’s immune systems overactive response to an outside irritant. It is also believed that eczema is found in families who have a history of allergies or asthma. Some people suffer from “flare-ups” or sudden rashes in response to certain substances or conditions.
Types of eczema
Although there are several types of eczema, a person can suffer from more than one type at a time. Itching and redness are caused by all types of Eczema but some of them cause blisters also. These are some common types of Eczema:
- Atopic dermatitis
- Contact dermatitis
- Dyshidrotic eczema
- Nummular eczema
- Seborrheic dermatitis
- Stasis dermatitis
Homeopathy treatment for eczema
This is used for people who have an intense burning, itching and inflaming eruptions which become worst in warm temperatures and during taking a bath.
This is used for people who have tough leathery skin with lots of cracks and soreness. Cracks also appear in places behind the ears, around the mouth, and on the hands.
- Calcarea Carbonica
This is used for people who have chilly and clammy hands and feet. These people develop eczema and cracking skin that becomes worse in wintertime.
These people suffer from intense itching eruptions which first start as blisters which then start to ooze and cause thick crusts.