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About Eczema

What is eczema?

Atopic dermatitis, sometimes referred to as eczema or atopic eczema, is a skin condition most commonly found in children and often difficult to treat. It is the result of a hypersensitivity reaction which is an undesirable reaction produced by the immune system,  examples being allergies or autoimmunity. In this case, the hypersensitive reaction causes itching, which then leads to long-term swelling, redness, itchy patches, or red rashes. It will commonly appear as a facial rash, or a rash on the back or elbows. This can be very uncomfortable for the person experiencing it, especially since there isn't a cure for atopic dermatitis. However, establishing a skincare routine can assist in lessening symptoms. This is where LeMyka's products come in to help stop incessant itching, restore the skin barrier and replenish water to the skin with wholesome eczema creams. 

 

 

 

 

Eczema flare-ups occur periodically when eczema "triggers" cause an increase in symptoms. Discovering your eczema triggers, and developing a skincare care routine can help reduce inflammation and avoiding irritants or triggers can reduce the likelihood of flare-ups.

 

 

Who does it affect?

Although atopic dermatitis is most common in infants and babies, it can affect any age. Eczema may appear as early as age 2 to 6 months and over 50 percent of people outgrow it by early adulthood. It is currently estimated that there are over 15% children in the US who suffer from atopic dermatitis.

 

How is atopic dermatitis obtained?

There is often a family history of allergic conditions such as asthma, hay fever, or eczema, suggesting a genetic correlation. However, it may occur without a family history and sometimes develops sporadically. Keep on reading to understand how to identify eczema.

 

Symptoms

One of the most common symptoms of eczema is an itchy rash. Wherever the eczema occurs will remain an itchy area on your skin. On a baby or infant, rashes may occur where the itching begins. These itchy rashes more commonly appear on the face, back of the knees, wrists or hands. However, in some cases the rashes continue to spread throughout the body.  

 

Affected areas usually appear very dry, thickened, sandy or scaly. With time, the itchy rashes may change from red to lighter or darken coloration.  These dry skin patches are highly uncomfortable for the affected person, and soothing symptoms takes time, patience, and research.

 

Eczema Triggers

In many patients there are eczema triggers, (fragrances, foods, dyes, allergies, etc), that may cause an outbreak of worse rashes and dry skin patches. When these triggers affect someone with eczema, they are referred to as flare-ups. Often times someone’s eczema triggers are identifiable, and knowing them can help decrease the number of flare-ups that occur. Here are some tips and suggestions pertaining to reducing eczema flare-ups and possible eczema triggers.

  • Contact with irritants and chemicals - Fragrances, certain surfactants in some cleansers or detergent (for example sodium lauryl sulfate), dyes, and certain preservatives may likely cause irritation or trigger eczema flare-ups. Using a gentle cleanser and mild detergent created without fragrances or harsh surfactants can help reduce eczema flare-ups.

  • Dry skin – Over 30% of the U.S. population suffers from some form of dry skin. If left untreated      long-term, dry skin may lead to itchiness. Effective and long lasting hydration is essential for anyone with dry skin.

  • Contact with rough materials- Try to avoid wool and synthetic materials, which may trigger flare-ups. Instead, use a gentler material such as cotton.

  • Allergies to pollen, mold, dust mites, or animals may increase itchy rashes or cause flare-ups. 

  • Food allergies - Eggs, milk, tree nuts, shell fish, certain spices, and artificial flavors are examples of possible source for allergy.

  • Winter Air- During the winter the air is cold and dry, sometimes affecting eczema. A simple solution is to get a humidifier, and apply an effective moisturizer daily.

  • Colds or the flu

  • Emotions and stress 

  • Exposure to water (especially hot water) - Frequent baths or showers, sometimes swimming too often, can all affect your eczema symptoms negatively. We recommend using lukewarm water and reducing shower frequency and duration.

  • Temperature- Feeling too hot or too cold, as well as sudden temperature changes

 

Managing Eczema:

While there is no cure to eczema, there are many ways to lessen the severity. Often, establishing a daily skincare routine can help. These simple tasks may assist in treating symptoms. 

  • Avoidance of contact with irritants - Keeping a daily journal for you or your baby helps to identify possible eczema irritants and triggers that may cause flare-ups

  • Regular use of emollients - A good skin moisturizer can hydrate the skin by exposing skin to water for an extended period of time. Applying once in the morning and once before bed may keep the skin hydrated, sooth dry skin patches, and lessen flare-ups. 

  • Stop scratching - Try as you might, it might be difficult to forever resist scratching those itchy spots. Therefore, it is important to realize that not only will an effective moisturizer restore moisture, it will restore the skin barrier to prevent further water loss, contact irritation, or even potential infection. Long term use of potent moisturizer (free of skin irritants) will help to reduce eczema flare up frequency. 

  • Use the right eczema cream - Appropriate use of anti-itching and anti-inflammatory treatments will help to control itching and manage eczema flare-ups. However choosing the right eczema cream is not straight forward.  It may take some trial and error to fine the right cream just for you or your baby. There are many over the counter "eczema creams" available, many of them based on petrolatum, which is a skin occlusion.  Although it has been shown to prevent trans-dermal water loss, it offers little help in truly moisturizing skin (i.e. replenish water to skin). As many find out after use of petrolatum based products, it feels like a strong emollient, however after its removal, the skin may still feel dry! LeMyka natural hydrating cream works differently from most of eczema cream on the market. It's designed to intensively moisturize skin for a long time. 

  • cream that moisturizes skin while helping to calm and soothe itching should be substituted or used in adjunct to steroids (eventually lower the frequency of steroids application or eliminate its use altogether).steroid free- A Try non-steroid creams

  • Use steroid and other non-steroid - Avoid using steroid creams long-term or frequently. Read more about steroid facts.prescrition creams with caution