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Treating Nummular Eczema

Although there is no definite cure for eczema there are many treatments that can be used to keep it as bay. One of the more common remedies is that used for Nummular eczema, which is perhaps the most common type of eczema. Oil or fat based emollients are used as a preventative form of treatment against nummular eczema. By applying an emollient it keeps the skin supple and prevents it from drying out. Avoiding moisture loss is an important measure in preventing eczema from flaring up. Some […]

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Treating Eczema

Eczema is the word given to a skin condition which results in inflammatory areas and patches of the skin. Common characteristics of eczema include redness, itching, thickening of the skin, spotting mainly on the elbows, knees and arms and lesions which can become infected. Although eczema mainly affects children under the age of 3 it can also be common amongst adults. The exact cause of eczema remains uncertain, however it is thought that it is a result of an improper immune system, hereditary, genetic or allergic conditions […]

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