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Solar urticaria is a type of urticaria or hives which is triggered by exposure of the skin to sunlight or UV light. It is an uncommon condition. The rash of solar urticaria is the same as the rash of common urticaria or hives, presenting with itchy red wheals over the sun-expo...
4 Oct 2019
In TCM terms, eczema is usually caused by deficiencies in the spleen, kidney and liver, coupled with pathogenic factors of wind, heat and dampness. As per the previous section, where we explained that the onset of eczema could be due to various factors, similarly in TCM, how ecz...
2 Oct 2019
Eczema is also known as dermatitis. This is due to inflammation of the skin. Symptoms of eczema include skin dryness, redness and itch . In acute eczema, the skin can be oozy with blisters. The symptoms you have described are largely attributable to eczema. Betamethasone and...
29 Sep 2019
Thank you for the question. The are many causes for itchy skin when no visible rash can be seen. The causes include: 1 Dry Skin 2. Underlying skin diseases eg. eczema, hives 3.Neurological causes eg. notalgia paresthetica, shingles 4.Underlying medical problems eg. renal or liver disea...
31 Aug 2019
Thank you for the question. Dupixent is the 1st biologic treatment approved for the treatment of atopic eczema. It is indicated for the treatment of moderate to severe atopic eczema . Oral steroids are a fast and effective treatment for eczema. They are a good o...
26 Aug 2019
There are many reasons that can trigger an eczema flare. Common triggers include: 1. Contact with irritants e.g. harsh soaps, detergents 2. Skin infection. Staph aureus infections can aggravate eczema 3. Persistent scratching 4. Environment. Dry, hot and sweaty conditions can aggravate eczema. ...
20 Jul 2019
Effective treatment of facial eczema includes the following steps: 1. Avoid aggravating factors such as heat, sun-exposure, dusty environment, etc 2. Avoid applying unnecessary creams on the face such as toner, mask which may add to the skin irritation 3. Use a mild cleanse...
13 Jun 2019
Thanks for the question. Eczema is a common skin condition and most cases of eczema can be treated effectively with topical medications such as topical steroids and moisturizers. In cases where the eczema is moderated to severe and when topical medications are not controlling the eczema well, w...
5 Jun 2019
Hi, Most of the time, the scratching to relieve the itch of eczema results in post-inflammatory hyperpigmentation and skin thickening. These so called “scars” will gradually resolve once you stop scratching and allow the skin to heal well. A regular use of moisturizers will facilitate the heali...
4 Jun 2019
Thanks for the question. Dyshidrotic eczema is a form of eczema that presents as tiny bubbles on the hands and feet. The rash is often itchy and the tiny bubbles can become more confluent to form larger blisters. The rash can also be painful when the blisters burst and there are...
21 May 2019
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