Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is a type of skin condition that is not constantly visible but has sporadic flare-ups. Eczema typically appears as red and rash-like, sometimes containing tiny blisters filled with fluid. Almost every patient with eczema experiences itchiness. Eczema outbreaks can appear in the form of sporadic plaques and can occur at any age. The cause of this condition is due to a gene variation that inhibits the skin’s ability to retain the moisture necessary to protect the skin from outer environmental factors and bacteria, which can easily affect the skin.
At Dermatology & Skin Care Associates, we are dedicated to providing cutting-edge treatments and comprehensive care for all of our guests. Our medical dermatology services, which includes treatment of eczema, recognize each patients unique needs and we are committed to offering customized treatment plans to match them. Dr. Muennich and her team have exceptional expertise in treating eczema and can help you achieve greater skin wellness. Contact us today to schedule your appointment to learn more about our eczema treatments!
Symptoms of Eczema:
Common symptoms associated with eczema include:
- Dry skin
- Tiny blister-like bumps
- Scaly, or thicker skin
- Red patches of skin
Although there is no cure for eczema. There is preventative care for minimizing the severity of flare-ups including:
- Properly identifying what causes your skin to flare up
- Keeping skin moisturized throughout the day with lotions and moisturizing creams
- Use gentle cleansers that are mild and do not irritate the skin
- Take shorter baths/ showers
If you are experiencing, or have questions about receiving professional care for the treatment of eczema, reach out to us here at Dermatology and Skin Care Associates to learn about how we can help you. Contact us today and schedule your appointment!