What is Eczema?
According to National Eczema Association “Eczema (eg-zuh-MUH) is the name for a group of conditions that cause the skin to become itchy, inflamed, or have a rash-like appearance. There are seven types of eczema: atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, dyshidrotic eczema, nummular eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, and stasis dermatitis.”
Eczema usually develops in childhood, however, may remain present in adolescence, or adulthood. It ranges from mild to severe.
What causes Eczema?
Although, it is unclear what causes Eczema. However, according to the research, it is mainly triggered by an allergy and or certain genes.
According to NEA “When an irritant or an allergen from outside or inside the body “switches on” the immune system, it produces inflammation. It is this inflammation that causes the symptoms common to most types of eczema.”
What treatments are available for Eczema (Dermatisis)?
At Dermacore, we offer a a specialist dermatology service to support conditions such as Eczema. Book a free consultation to discuss your skin concerns with our specialists and develop a plan for healthy skin.