I have this problem for the past
fifteen years! If I take medicine it subsides for
some months and again appears. I am fed up of taking
the medicines! No use!". Eczema is an allergic
skin disease. It is another form of Dermatitis. It
is very common among infants and children. Adults
do report this as a chronic ailment. Strictly speaking,
eczema is a chronic form of
Eczema causes a very frustrating situation for the
sufferer and for the family.You can say this is a
costliest skin disease. Most of the patients think
that it is incurable. Homoeopathy has definite solutions!
|How does it affect?
most frequently on the face, neck, wrists, elbows and
knees but may involve any area of the body. In children,
the inner creases of the knees and elbows are often
affected. It usually starts with itching, and once the
sufferer scratches and it's almost impossible not to
scratch the skin gets even more irritated. It becomes
red and dry with blister, crack and even become like
dried leather. As you can imagine, it gets even more
itchy, which leads to more scratching.
And with all
that scratching, the skin breaks down and becomes
very susceptible to infection with bacteria, viruses
and fungi. Sometimes small watery blisters form that
may ooze water or thick sticky “Honey”
dermatitis is another most commonest skin lesion which
may be allergic due to an irritant. Sun Allergy, Dermatitis
due to imitation, Ear-rings or chain, kumkum, inner
garments are very common clinical manifestations.
An allergent or an irritant most often affects workers
in industry, construction, hairdressing, food preparation,
floristry, housekeeping, and health care. Rubber,
soaps, solvents, adhesives, and metals are chief culprits
on the job.
Even the offenders include shoes, fragrances in personal
hygiene products, and dyes in clothing. Your Doctor
will diagnose easily and differentiate with Tinea,
without special investigation.
What causes it?
is the basic for Eczema. As asthma, it is a hereditary
disease. Eczema is often associated with asthma. Clinical
study will establish the familial tendency of anyone
of the allergic diseases such as eczema, allergic
rhinitis or asthma they give history of suppression
of these ailments with strong medication. There are
certain genes that make extra-sensitive skin. The
combination of extra-sensitive skin and a trigger
in the environment just pushes some victims over the
eczema edge. In those predisposed to eczema, outbreaks
may be caused by a change in the way a person's immune
system reacts to certain kinds of physical, chemical
or emotional induced stress.
people, outbreaks can be caused by "Allergic
triggers". Besides with potential allergens,
any emotionally charged event such as a move to a
new job, shock or depression may trigger a flare-up
of the disorder.
how can I manage the itching?
really can't expect a child to stop scratching something
so itchy eventhough, you tell him so and you know what's
good for him. Try to reduce the itch by keeping the
skin moist and cool. You don't have to cut down on baths,
but do use a very moisturizing soap or put a little
vegetable oil in the bath. Keep those fingernails short
and clean even if they do scratch, they don't cut and
Liquid paraffin, petroleum jelly,
or coconut oil topical application would help the moisturising
effect. Avoid all the possible food allergens from your
most of the eczema patients enter a Homoeopathic clinic
as a chronic sufferer giving a history of suppression
with antihistamines and steroids. If you study carefully,
these ailments are genetically predisposed and immune-based.
The chemical or steroid drugs used in modern medicine
can palliate your symptoms for a short period. This
suppression will take its own form with another name
of allergic diseases such as Dust Allergy, Asthma
and Urticaria .
If we analyze the disease it appears
gradually on the particular victim as the disease
force develops from the genes. This force cannot be
tackled with a forcible medication. The medicine should
be similar to the nature of the disease and administered
in dynamic form. That could be a Homoeopathic Remedy!
This wonderful medicine alone will establish a permanent
Normally, people believe that
the Homoeopathic medicine will make the ailment worse
earlier and then heals it. This is not true . This
could be possible only with a history of suppression
as in this ailment with a history of strong medication.
When a patient is administered with a suitable remedy
he may develop his previous symptoms such as Itching
or Oozing but it would make you fine with clear skin
within a couple of months.
often runs in families, parents may have a good idea
whether their own children are at risk. But even if
the child inherits the predisposition, we are able
to lower the chances of being a chronic sufferer.