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What are the different types of skin eczema?
The term “eczema” often refers to atopic dermatitis, which is the most common variant of the disease. “Atopic” means a group of diseases relating to the immune system, such as hay fever, atopic dermatitis, and asthma. All these categories are symptomatic of the inflammation of the skin. Although there are many who outgrow this condition, others have to live with it all through their adult life. If you’re interested in knowing more about the different types of eczema affecting the skin, read below: • Allergic Contact Dermatitis: Allergic contact dermatitis refers to a skin reaction that occurs when an allergen or substance is recognized by the body’s immune system as foreign. • Dyshidrotic Eczema: The word describes an irritation that occurs on the palms of your hands and the soles of your feet. Typical symptoms of dyshidrotic eczema include blisters. • Neurodermatitis: The condition manifests itself as scaly sections of skin on the forearms, head, wrists, and lower legs. Neurodermatitis occurs due to a localized itch, like an insect bite. • Nummular Eczema: This type of eczema occurs as circular patches of dry, irritated skin that are scaly, itchy, and crusted. • Stasis Dermatitis: Stasis dermatitis is a sort of skin irritation that affects the lower part of the leg and normally occurs due to circulatory issues. “Eczema” is a broad term and does not correspond to any one problem. So, you should refrain from implementing a typical skin care routine as it might backfire and do more harm than good. Consult a doctor about the right kind of treatment options available. Consult a dermatologist and he/she will guide you on the best treatment for your condition.
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