Treatment For Eczema In Houston, Texas
Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a chronic skin condition. It causes episodes of itchy red rashes that come back. Eczema often begins as an infant or baby. It is also often a sign that the child will develop asthma or other kinds of allergies.
Symptoms of eczema include patches of red skin, itching and dry cracked or scaly skin. Eczema often shows up inside the folds of the elbows and knees. Allergy testing can be helpful to identify the triggers that cause the symptoms. Pet dander, dust mites and food are known causes of eczema.
Treatment for eczema includes good skin care and prevention of scratching. Avoiding known triggers is also key. Bleach baths are also recommended for eczema. These baths decrease inflammation and prevent skin infection by bacteria. Medicated creams can also be used as prevention.
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