Eczema is a condition that makes your skin turn red, scaly, and itchy. Your doctor might call it dermatitis. It can show up in several places on your body, and different types can cause different symptoms.
Causes of eczema on face
Doctors don’t know exactly what causes eczema in modern medecine. Many people may be born with a tendency to get it. Things that may trigger eczema include:
• High temperatures
• Air that’s too dry or humid
• Contact with certain kinds of chemicals
In traditional medicine, it is believed that dermatitis is caused by the damage of the balance of the body organs natures, especially the skin natures, which is affected by various internal and external factors.
Types of Eczema on the Face
There are many kinds of eczema. The types that are often found on the face include:
Symptoms of eczema on face
Although they are slightly different, all types of eczema have similar symptoms, including:
Itching, sometimes intense.
Stinging or burning.
Dryness and flaking. (these flakes may be yellow in the case of seborrheic dermatitis)
Rough or bumpy skin.
Inflamed or swollen eyelids.
Small blisters that may weep or ooze.
Cracked skin that may bleed. (in severe cases)
Treatment and Home Remedies
Although people can manage their symptoms, there is no 100% cure for eczema. Eczema tends to improve and then get worse again, which doctors call flares.
Healthcare professionals may recommend taking a non-sedating antihistamine 1 hour before a sports event, workout, or other activity, since sweat can worsen eczema.
They also try the combination of corticosteroid and antifungal medication as cream. But this treatment must be supervised by specialists because the corticosteroid may thinning the skin.
There are some adiveable natural home remedies methods for who suffering eczema on faces.
- Apply Aloe vera gel.
- Cold compression.
- Try coconut oil.
- Applied Cold milk to eczema area on face.
- Try Honey eczema area on face.
- Meditation and relaxation therapy.
Prevention of eczema on eyelids flare-up
There are some preventions methods adviced by specialists you may need. They include:
- use topical medications in the late afternoon and early evening to prevent nighttime itching.
- Sleep on a cooling pillow or cooling mask.
- Cold compression may help some times.
- Try not to scratch. Because scratching make it worse.
- Moisturize your skin often.
- Avoid sudden changes in temperature or humidity.
- Try not to sweat or get too hot.
- Manage stress, and take time for yourself to relax.
- Avoid scratchy materials such as wool.
- Don’t use harsh soaps, detergents, or solvents.
But most important things is, take proper recommandation from dermatologist specialist if your face eczema flare up frequently.