No corticosteroid for eczema anymore, as they can temporarily relieve itching, and dryness but their long term use can cause irritation, thinning and discoloration of skin. In homeopathy, trials of medicine are performed on human beings rather than animals so that all types of physical and psychological could be observed. what is eczema? May be haven’t here this name before.
Eczema also known as atopic dermatitis is a skin disease characterized by red or brownish patches of skin with itching. Babies and young children are more vulnerable to this disease, but sometimes it may also occur in teens and adults. Head, arms, knees, backs and inner elbows are more prone to this disease. Overactive immune system or autoimmune disorder, dry skin and genetic disorder are some common causes of this condition.
Immunosuppressant, antihistamines and corticosteroids are prescribed for the treatment of eczema in case of conventional therapy.
- Use of Immunosuppressant could increase the risk of other disease as you immune system is weekend.
- Antihistamines block the histamine which causes the allergy.
- Corticosteroids are manmade steroids which could relieve the itching and burning but they have a number of side effects such as irritation and discoloration of skin.
Corticosteroids are medicated creams that reduce skin inflammation in shorter period of time. But a number of side effects are associated with their usage. We could categorize them as local or systemic. In case of local only that specific part of skin is effect at which you have applied the cream. On the other hand systemic means your whole body suffers.
When a person turns his eye towards homeopathic treatments, a number of herbal products are available. You could use these medications according to your skin and conditions of disease.
Some commonly prescribed medications for eczema are Arsenicum Album (Ars), Fagopyrium, Calcarea Carbonica (Calc-c), Graphites (Graph), Dolicus, Medorrhinum (Med), Sulphur (Sulph), Natrum Muriaticum (Nat-m), Rhus toxicodendron (Rhus-t), and Psorinum (Psor).
Homeopathic physician suggest that take one dose of prescribed medicine and wait for the response. If healing is seen, wait, and let the medicine work. In case of any delay in recovery of ailment use another dose of medicine.
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