eczema , also called dermatitis , represents a group of disorders of the skin. Atypical eczema, irritant contact dermatitis, seborrheic eczema and discoid eczema are just a few of the types of eczema or dermatitis. The atypical dermatitis is the most common type of eczema that affects mostly infants and children. Eczema is not a contagious disease.
Apply a teaspoon of camphor and one of you than you of sandalwood on the infected part.Apply a paste of nutmeg can help treat eczema . To relieve the itching of eczema, apply on the skin of vitamin E. Even zinc, placed on the skin or consumed orally helps treat dermatitis . Wash skin with soap natural pine tar. Drink tomato juice daily will help to cure eczema in a few days.
Symptoms and Causes
Symptoms of eczema may be itchy, red coloration of the skin, dry or scaly skin, inflammation of the skin, small bumps on forehead, neck and cheek.
Causes of eczema depend on the type of eczema which the person is suffering. Eczema is an inherited disease, but external factors such as smoking, use of chemicals and detergents, can aggravate the situation. Factors such as stress, heat and climatic conditions can accentuate the symptoms of eczema. Deficiency of vitamin B6 causes dermatitis, or eczema.
Originally posted 2012-11-18 23:52:17.