Dry weather can also mean itchy skin. But sometimes those itchy dry patches can be diagnosed as Eczema.
Dry weather can also mean itchy skin. But sometimes those itchy dry patches can be diagnosed as Eczema. Eczema can often flare up in the colder months when the weather is dry. Eczema simply means dermatitis which is skin inflammation. The most common is atopic eczema. While it’s more common for children, adults can also have patches of eczema most commonly found on face, neck and hands. It appears different on everyone and most people have a mild to moderate itch as a symptom If you are diagnosed with Eczema, there are a number of ways to manage eczema…
- Using a fragrance free moisturizer and cleanser will hydrate and replenish the occasional flair ups and soothe the skin from the itchiness.
- When eczema flares up more severely and the skin becomes inflamed, a topical steroid cream or ointment may be required. Talk to your Dermatologist to get the correct prescription depending on the severity of the eczema.