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Latest articles in Eczema

PPD’s and The Risk of Hair Dye during Pregnancy

The risks pregnant mothers expose both themselves and their unborn child to through the continued use of commercial hair dyes whilst pregnant.

Skin Patch and Skin Prick Allergy Testing

This is used to evaluate for an underlying trigger/agent in individuals who develop contact dermatitis. Examples of contact dermatitis is the development of a rash after wearing certain metal jewelry

RAST, Radioallergosorbent antibody test

RAST s a blood test using radioimmunoassay test to detect specific IgE antibodies, to determine the substances a patient is allergic to

Epipen® and Why Carrying One May Save Your Life

Epipen® is an intramuscular auto-injector that administers a single measured dose of Epinephrine (you probably know this as Adrenaline)

The Different Types of Eczema

Though there are several distinct types of eczema, it is possible to have more than one type at a time. All types of eczema cause itching and redness

Nummular Dermatitis (discoid eczema)

Nummular eczema (also known as discoid eczema and nummular dermatitis) is a form of eczema that can occur at any age

Dyshidrotic Eczema, a type of Eczema

This common form of eczema causes small, intensely itchy blisters on the edges of the fingers, toes, palms, and soles of the feet

Seborrheic Dermatitis, a type of Eczema

A chronic form of eczema, seborrheic dermatitis appears on the body where there are a lot of oil-producing (sebaceous) glands like the upper back, nose and scalp.

Contact Dermatitis, a type of Eczema

When your skin comes into contact with a substance in the environment that you are allergic to, it may react by causing your skin to itch and become red.

Stasis Dermatitis (Venous Eczema or Gravitational Dermatitis)

Stasis dermatitis is also called gravitational dermatitis, venous eczema, and venous stasis dermatitis. It happens when there is a problem with circulation in the veins

Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Atopic dermatitis, also known as eczema, is a non-contagious inflammatory skin condition. It is a chronic disease characterized by dry, itchy skin

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Seborrheic Dermatitis, a type of Eczema

A chronic form of eczema, seborrheic dermatitis appears on the body where there are a lot of oil-producing (sebaceous) glands like the upper back, nose and scalp.

The Different Types of Eczema

Though there are several distinct types of eczema, it is possible to have more than one type at a time. All types of eczema cause itching and redness

Nummular Dermatitis (discoid eczema)

Nummular eczema (also known as discoid eczema and nummular dermatitis) is a form of eczema that can occur at any age