Eczema is a non-contagious inflammatory disease of the skin. It is characterized by: redness, oedema, followed by appearance of minute vesicles in that area.
The vesicles (eruptions) rupture and give rise to an oozing out of fluid. Alternatively it may dry up with scaling and crusting. After healing, pigmentation is left.
Causes of eczema:-
Cosmetics – lip sticks, creams, powders, hair dyes, perfumes, deodorants.
Plastic, rubber – shoes, gloves etc.
Metals – chromium, watches, artificial jewellery
Clothing – dyes & chemicals in the cloth.
Drugs of local application.
UB 13, 20
Sp 6, 20
Du 14, 20
Reflex points: pituitary, liver, adrenals, kidneys, thyroid, intestines, diaphragm.