i have an acute case of dermatitis all i have tired nearly everything to treat my condition and nothing has helped the dr have to prescribe steriod tablets help if u can give me addvice i will very greatful
Eczemol is an oral, prescription only homeopathic medication for eczema and atopic dermatitis, available in tablet form.
If moisturizers on their own don't help and the eczema is severe, a doctor may prescribe topical corticosteroid ointments, creams, or injections. Corticosteroids have traditionally been considered the most effective method of treating severe eczema.
Disadvantages of using steroid creams include stretch marks and thinning of the skin. Higher-potency steroid creams must not be used on the face or other areas where the skin is naturally thin; usually a lower-potency steroid is prescribed for sensitive areas. The use of the finger tip unit may be helpful in guiding how much topical cream is required to cover different areas. If the eczema is especially severe, a doctor may prescribe prednisone or administer a shot of cortisone or triamcinolone. In some countries, over-the-counter hydrocortisone can be purchased for treatment of mild eczema.
Originally controversial, the association of food allergy with atopic dermatitis has now been clearly demonstrated. Many common food allergens can trigger an allergic reaction: such as milk, nuts, cheese, tomatoes, wheat, yeast, soy, and corn. Many of these allergens are common ingredients in grocery store products (especially corn syrup, which is a sugar substitute). Specialty health food stores often carry products that do not contain common allergens.
The use of organic dairy products by children and breastfeeding or pregnant mothers reduces the risk of atopic dermatitis in young children.
Environment and lifestyle
Since dust is a very common allergen and irritant, adults with atopic eczema should avoid smoking, as well as the inhalation of dust in general. The dander from the fur of dogs and cats may also trigger an inflammatory response. It is a common misconception that simply removing an animal from a room will prevent an allergic reaction from occurring. A room must be completely free of animal dander in order to prevent an allergic reaction. Anger, stress, and lack of sleep are also factors that are known to aggravate eczema. Excessive heat (especially with humidity) and coldness are known to provoke outbreaks, as well as sudden and extreme temperature swings.
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