Stress-related eczema: Introduction
Stress-related eczema: Stress-related eczema is chronic skin inflammation and irritation which is triggered by stress. The severity and extent of the skin involved is variable. Stress may trigger a flare up or may exacerbate existing eczema.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Stress-related eczema is available below.
Symptoms of Stress-related eczema
- Dry flaky patches of skin
- Red patches of skin
- Skin rash
- Itchy patches of skin
- Patches of reduced skin pigmentation
- more symptoms...»
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symptoms of Stress-related eczema
Treatments for Stress-related eczema
- Treatment is aimed primarily at avoiding stress. Measures that can be utilized if symptoms do occur is moisturizing, steroid creams and antibiotics if secondary infection develops
- Steps for Managing Eczema:
- Make lifestyle changes to reduce stress
- 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
- more treatments...»
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treatments for Stress-related eczema
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Stress-related eczema:
- Child Behavior: Home Testing
- Mental Health (Adults): Home Testing
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Stress-related eczema: Complications
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Causes of Stress-related eczema
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Stress-related eczema: Undiagnosed Conditions
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Misdiagnosis and Stress-related eczema
Undiagnosed stroke leads to misdiagnosed aphasia: BBC News UK reported on a man who
had been institutionalized and treated for mental illness
because he suffered from sudden inability to speak.
This was initially misdiagnosed as...read more »
Dementia may be a drug interaction: A common scenario in aged care is for
a patient to show mental decline to dementia.
Whereas this can, of course, occur due to various medical conditions,
such as a stroke or Alzheimer's...read more »
ADHD under-diagnosed in adults: Although the over-diagnoses of ADHD
in children is a well-known controversy, the reverse side related to adults.
Some adults can remain undiagnosed, and indeed the condition has...read more »
Bipolar disorder misdiagosed as various conditions by primary physicians: Bipolar disorder (manic-depressive disorder)
often fails to be diagnosed correctly by primary care physicians.
Many patients with bipolar...read more »
Eating disorders under-diagnosed in men: The typical patient with
an eating disorder is female.
The result is that men with eating disorders often fail to be diagnosed or
have a delayed diagnosis.
See ...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is...read more »
Depression undiagnosed in teenagers: Serious bouts of depression can be
undiagnosed in teenagers.
The "normal" moodiness of teenagers can cause severe medical depression
to be overlooked.
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Psoriatic arthritis often undiagnosed cause of joint conditions: Patients with the skin condition psoriasis
can also have the related arthritis subtype called "psoriatic arthritis".
This arthritic condition tends...read more »
Undiagnosed anxiety disorders related to depression: Patients with depression (see symptoms of depression)
may also have undiagnosed anxiety disorders (see symptoms of anxiety disorders).
Failure to diagnose these anxiety...read more »
Chronic lung diseases hard to diagnose: Some of the chronic lung diseases
are difficult to diagnose.
Even the well-knowns conditions such as asthma or lung cancer often fail to be diagnosed early.
Some of the chronic lung...read more »
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Stress-related eczema: Research Doctors & Specialists
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- Immune-Related Disease Specialists (Immunology):
- Skin Health Specialists (Dermatology):
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Hospitals & Clinics: Stress-related eczema
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