Disease information

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It is an allergic reaction homebase persistent skin, which manifests itself as a chronic inflammation of the skin.

Can be associated with other allergic disorders such as asthma or hay fever.

It occurs in three distinct periods;

Natal stage: from birth to two years.

Infant stage: from two years to puberty.

Adult phase: after puberty.

It is not contagious, nor is associated with cancer.

Nummular eczema (eczema rounded) occurs in adults.



Probably is related to genetic factors and dysfunction of the immune system.

Signs and symptoms.

Reddening of the skin, sometimes raised and rough.

Phase hometown:

itchy cheeks.


elbows and knees (for the outside)

Infant Phase:

itching in the skin, especially in joints such as elbows and knees.

itching in the neck.

on his face picor.

itchy hands and feet.

itching in English.

itching on the genitals or anus.

After puberty:

hardening of the top of the affected area.


depigmentation white.

hands are severely affected.

Risk Factors.

Hay fever and asthma.

Allergy to eggs, a citrus and dairy.

Family history.

Stress: the itching and itching increase during periods of stress.

Chemical irritants such as wool, soaps or detergents.

Temperature extremes: moist heat or cold.


Avoid agents that cause irritation (wool, perfumes, fabric softeners, harsh soaps, etc.

Apply creams on the skin frequently.

Minimized and sweating.

Take baths with warm water, not hot.

Reduce stress, if possible.

Use rubber gloves over cotton gloves for housework.

Avoid synthetic fabrics carrying clothes, as they do not allow perspiration and can cause irritation.

Diagnosis and Treatment.


The diagnosis is usually done through physical examinations and history.


General measures.

Take baths or warm fresh water to avoid the soap as a cleaning agent.

Apply a cotton soaked in warm water suppurated and injuries that have formed a postilla: it reduces the itching and eliminates the postilla.

Use loose clothing and cotton (avoid wool and synthetic fabrics)

Avoid fabric softeners and anti - static products in the wash.

Use oil or lanolin ointment after bathing.

Reduce the stress in your life, whether it is possible.


Use of mild topical steroids or coal - tar preparations to relieve itching less.

Use ointments for moisturizing hands.

For more itching, your doctor may prescribe:

Topical steroids use more powerful.

Oral steroids (only applicable to very short periods, and in very specific circumstances)

Antihistamines or mild tranquilizers.

Antibiotics (sometimes) to fight secondary infections.


Avoid having your hands or other affected parties to sweat soaking or for a long time.


Avoid foods that will exacerbate the eczema.


Secondary bacterial infection in the affected areas.

Increased susceptibility to adverse reactions to certain drugs.

Fungal or viral infections.

Permanent scars caused by the scraping.


Excellent, with the proper care and treatment.

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