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Eczema (Causes & Symptoms) (First part)

What is eczema?

EczemaEczema is a descriptive term for one of the chronic diseases of the skin that usually begins in childhood. It also called inflammation or swelling of the skin. It can cause itching, redness, swelling, skin rashes, and it can be exposed at any part of the body, but it is often seen on the elbows, wrists, back of the knees and face.

Who can get it?

There are criteria that should be considered before diagnosing eczema. As we mentioned, in most of patients the disease starts from childhood. Eczema is not contagious and contagious, but in families with a history of this disease, allergies or asthma, there is a risk of developing it.

What are the causes of it?

EczemaMany modern medicine experts believe that the cause of eczema is a defect in the production of a specific protein (cellagrin) in the body. Traditional medicine experts also believe that the origin of this disease should be considered in the functioning of the main organs of the body, and it can also be eliminated by underlying diseases such as liver disease.

Symptoms 

  • Itching and irritation of the skin
  • Redness
  • Blister and bulge
  • Swelling
  • Bumps
  • Skin rendering

Other causes 

  • EczemaContact with harsh or scaly material such as wool
  • Too hot or too cold weather
  • Contact animals
  • Stress
  • Tobacco use
  • Foods that cause allergic reactions like wheat, dairy, nuts, chocolate, etc.
  • Chemicals in soap or detergent, cosmetics and …
  • Perfumes and Essences

In the next article, we will continue the discussion about eczema  …


Reference
Medicinenet

Collected by
Dr. Sara Bakhshaei

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