Eczema - Overview
It is normal that one can experience an itch once in a while, but, when the itch is frequent and causes irritation to the skin, it progresses to eczema.
Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is regarded as a condition where the patient experiences inflammation of the skin, which is characterized by itching, redness and an outbreak of lesions. It is not a contagious disease, which means it does not spread from one person to another.
Eczema isn’t just a painful, chronic problem; for many, it is a major health burden and a big drain on the quality of life.
If the skin is not properly managed and cared for, the disease may flare up, resulting in significant itching and discomfort.
- Eczema is a general term for any form of dermatitis or 'itchy rash'
- Stress and other emotional disorders can worsen eczema
- Eczema can lead to various complications such as skin infections, sleep and behavioural problems, among others
- Eczema is a long-term disorder that tends to flare up suddenly and then lessen.
Research has shown that homeopathy offers significant improvement in eczema. At Dr Batra's™, we have a broad clinical experience of managing patients with skin disorders including eczema for more than 35 years, with a 94.3% patient satisfaction rate (authenticated by the American Quality Assessors).
Types: Atopic dermatitis, Contact dermatitis, Seborrhoeic dermatitis (Dandruff), Exfoliative dermatitis, Stasis dermatitis, Nummular dermatitis and Neuro-dermatitis are common types of eczema. Read More.
Causes: Several studies suggest that many causes including genetic as well as environmental factors are responsible for triggering eczema. To know more about causes of eczema Read more.
Symptoms: Presentation of eczema varies from person to person. Dry, itchy skin; redness, heat and swelling on the affected areas; skin eruptions, darkening of skin and flaking are some of the symptoms of Eczema.Read more.
Diagnosis : Our doctors can mostly identify eczema based on visible signs & symptoms as well as your medical history. Additionally, we also use advanced technologies such as 3D imaging device and Dr Batra’s™ M.O.S.T for the analysis and evaluation of your skin condition and also to assess response to the treatment.Read more
Treatment approach at Dr Batra’s ™
Step 1: First Consultation – At your first consultation our doctors will spend 30-45 minutes with you. This is important for us to understand the root cause of eczema and suggest a customized treatment based upon your medical history and lifestyle or any other stress factor that might have caused eczema.
Step 2: Medical Diagnosis - Our doctors can mostly identify eczema based on visible signs & symptoms as well as your medical history. Additionally, we also use advanced technologies such as 3D imaging device and Dr Batra’s™ M.O.S.T for the analysis and evaluation of your skin condition and also to assess response to the treatment.
Step 3: Personalized Treatment – Natural homeopathic medicines are suggested based on cause and extent of your skin condition.