The Atopic Dermatitis, otherwise known as eczema, is a skin disease cause to the skin to develop itchy inflammation in various part of human body and such conditions are classified as disease rather that an infection, but in most case fungal infection can also cause such dermatological conditions. In frequent cases it can it causes rashes in arms and surface behind knees, as they are most likely to remain moist with sweat and exertion, but still it can happen anyways in on body, wherever situations are favorable. And as the case studies suggests, children in certain age are prone to have such conditions and there are also some traces that indicates it can also be passed through generations and if anyone in family has such conditions in the past then one might likely to have Atopic Dermatitis.
Indeed is takes dermatological diagnosis procedures to define what kind of treatment would be needed to cure such symptoms though in most cases some of the off counter medication would also sufficient for such course. But following few symptoms would make it clear that it is more than just an itchy rash:
Much like the way we get rashes, but condition can be categorized in two types, one with dry skin conditions and other with moist skin. In case if dry skin tends to get dry and rough in texture and it all started with minor itching. Then with continuous itching to sooth the urge, some bumps started popping and with more scratching it turned into blisters and then further it can also cause further inflammation and chances to spread to other body part came in contact. Over the course of time, such place can get dry and also likely to be think and rough in texture.
In case of moist place over the body it can also cause less irritation and itchiness as compared to dry skin. Though it can also get severe and also cover more skin-surface to it is also wise to seek derma help. Indeed children and especially babies have more changes to cause Atopic Dermatitis on cheeks with scalp, the front of the knees, and the back of the elbows. In children, common areas include the neck, wrists, legs, ankles, the creases of elbows or knees, and between the buttocks. One should seek prompt medical help if it happen as such marks can remain forever throughout the life if left untreated.
Treatment course: Only after proper diagnosis, which includes analysis of previous health conditions, which could also includes reconsideration of medication course used to sooth certain conditions. And after prognosis, certain suitable treatment course can be assigned:
In case of person with dry skin eczema conditions, moisturize often to treat and prevent dryness element of the skin. And in most cases doctors prescribes thicker creams and ointments, like petroleum jelly, work better than thinner lotions to bring moisture element back to skin and start the recovery process.
With the help of diagnosis, doctors can also suggests you the way you should away from trigger that can be treacherous for the conditions. Commonly such list includes harsh soaps and detergents, dander, and any other things you are allergic to and it is wise to follow such instructions.
In it is indeed most difficult to Control scratching urge and thus you may prefer to cover the rash with a bandage to keep from rubbing it. In case of baby diagnosed with such conditions, putting mittens or cotton socks on your baby’s hands is wise idea to prevent them from scratching.
Handy tip like applying good amount of moisturizer and wearing cotton gloves at night would help older children and adults to better the conditions.
Though some off counter medication of pill and lotions can also help you to recover from such conditions, but it better to use suitable medicines prescribed by your doctor, especially if you have history of skin allergies!
For time being take bath in lukewarm or warm (not hot) water. Soak for about 10 minutes. You can also use soaps or shampoos at the end so that you aren’t sitting in soapy water. Pay little attention to the cosmetics while shopping one, as it can also cause complications. If possible ask your dermatologist about the cosmetic products you use on daily basis.