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Contact Dermatitis (Eczema)

Contact Dermatitis (Eczema)


Common eczema (dermatitis); in fact, a group of diseases that occur in different ways is the general name. It usually develops as a red rash, scaling, cracking and fluid collection. If left untreated, eczema may become a chronic disease.

What Are The Symptoms Of Eczema?

Skin redness, scaling, cracking, thickening and liquid collection

Which regions of eczema are seen?

Especially; It can be seen in the hands and head and neck and can be seen anywhere in the body.

Is Eczema Infectious Disease?

Eczema is not a contagious disease, but it can be aesthetically uncomfortable because of its bad appearance.

Causes of eczema:

Eczema is known as dermatitis in the medical language. Eczema; It is a common skin disease and its causes are very diverse. The skin tissue is defensive due to allergens from inside and outside, causing eczema to cause inflammation. Too much contact with chemicals such as detergents, soaps, certain disinfectants, shampoos, cleaning agents can cause eczema. In addition, stress, weakening of the immune system can cause eczema.

Recommendations to Prevent Eczema

Skin hydration and stress-free life will provide the most important contribution to treatment. Also shampoos and creams which are suitable for the skin and without drying effect should be used.
Identify and avoid allergic reactions in your skin
Wear protective clothing to avoid contact with the potential agent. Face masks, goggles, gloves and other preservatives
Treatment of eczema

Drugs with local cortisone: These drugs should be used under the supervision of a doctor. Medicines can be applied to different body parts according to the severity of eczema in different strength ointments or creams.

Pimecrolimus cream: It is a new anti-inflammatory drug. It is an alternative drug with side effects compared to cortisone creams.

Antihistamines: Antihistaminic tablets prevent itching, especially at night. If necessary, tablets containing cortisone, phototherapy may be used.