Eczema Treatment Glasgow
The term `eczema` and `dermatitis` are often used interchangeably to refer to an inflammatory condition of the skin. It is a dry skin condition that may become red and sore.
There are a number of forms of eczema and it can be caused by contact to a natural or synthetic substance, for example contact dermatitis. Or caused by an internal factor within the body, the specific cause usually unknown. The most common form the internal form is atopic eczema and it generally occurs in genetically susceptible individuals when exposed to environmental irritants or allergens known as triggers.
Atopic eczema is a chronic relapsing; itchy skin condition that is flaky, often pigmented with area so thickened skin caused by persistent trauma from scratching. This is different to the acute stage where the skin present with vesicles, redness, weeping crusting and scaling.It is important to keep the skin soft and supple by applying appropriate generous amounts of appropriate emollients.
- Consultation with Skin specialist.
- Prescribed medication if required.
- Body Boost Bed phototherapy.
- Treatment to provide symptom relief by reducing the inflammation and dryness and prevention of infection.
- Topical skin care to repair and restore the skin barrier.
- Discussion to assist with ongoing management of eczema .
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