The neck is like a set of skin folds and is, therefore, one of the areas particularly affected by eczema in childhood and adult. Neck dermatitis is rarely isolated, it is often associated with other forms of eczema like facial eczema, scalp eczema, and eczema on ears,
In this video, we will introduce you information about eczema on neck causes, symptoms, treatment, and natural home remedies.
Causes of eczema on the neck.
The exact cause of eczema is unknown in modern medicine, but it’s believed to be caused by both genetic and environmental factors.
Here are some common eczema triggers:
- Allergens such as dust mites, pollen, or pet fur.
- Extreme changes in temperature, including low humidity and cold weather to very hot.
- Strong sunlight.
- Sweating often.
- Irritants found in laundry detergents, soaps, perfumes, fragrances, and many beauty products.
- Certain fabrics, such as wool, polyester, and nylon.
- Food allergies or sensitivities.
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 neck.
There are several common types of eczema on the neck. They include:
- Atopic Dermatitis.
- Contact dermatitis.
- Seborrheic Dermatitis.
Symptoms of eczema on neck
Neck eczema is characterized by patches of dry, red, scaly, and extremely itchy skin. Scratching can cause the rash to worsen, potentially causing the skin to ooze a clear liquid which can heighten the risk of infection. If scratching persists, the affected skin can thicken and develop a leathery texture. In some cases, scratch marks or scars may develop.
Symptoms of neck eczema can range from mild to severe. It’s possible that a person may go through periods where they experience intense flare-ups and other times where their symptoms are hardly noticeable.
Treatment of eczema on the neck.
There are some medical treatment methods your dermatologists may order to treat if the condition getting worse.
- Corticosteroid creams and ointments, like hydrocortisone topical cream.
- Antihistamine cream or tablets.
- Antibiotics cream or antifungal cream like ketoconazole.
But these treatments must be supervised by specialists. Because corticosteroids could thin your skins.
Natural Remedies and Prevention of eczema on the neck.
There are also some natural home remedies and prevention tips for eczema on the neck that can relieve symptoms or prevent a flare-up. These include:
- Find out your eczema trigger and try to prevent it.
- Keep Skin Moisturized.
- Try cold compression when in hot weather.
- Wet Wrap Therapy.
- Prevent Scratching.
- Eat Eczema-Friendly Foods.
- Wear Soothing Clothing.
- Apply honey balm to the eczema area sometimes.
- Try aloe vera gel.
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