Asteatotic eczema: Introduction
Asteatotic eczema: Asteatotic eczema is a chronic skin condition that tends to occur in old age. It usually develops on the lower legs but can occur on other parts of the body as well. Symptoms tend to be worse in dry winter weather.
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causes, and treatments of Asteatotic eczema is available below.
Symptoms of Asteatotic eczema
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Treatments for Asteatotic eczema
- Symptoms can be alleviated by moisturizing and steroid creams. Antibiotics may be needed if secondary infection develops
- Steps for Managing Eczema:
- Make lifestyle changes to avoid temperature, humidity extremes and other exacerbating factors
- Bathe only once every 1-2 days - over-bathing can dry the skin.
- Use bath oil to help moisturise skin e.g. Dermaveen, Hamilton's Alpha Ker or QV
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Asteatotic eczema: Complications
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Causes of Asteatotic eczema
- Factors which may increase the risk of developing asteatotic eczema:
- Excessive washing of skin
- Hot baths
- Excessive scrubbing of skin
- Excessively rough drying of skin
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Asteatotic eczema: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Asteatotic eczema: Research Doctors & Specialists
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Asteatotic eczema: Rare Types
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Evidence Based Medicine Research for Asteatotic eczema
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Prognosis for Asteatotic eczema
Prognosis for Asteatotic eczema:
The condition usually responds well to treatment.
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