Category Archives: Eczema

With the passage of time, human skin undergoes countless changes that might be favorable or unfavorable to overall health. Mostly, the changes are unfavorable like, the overall capability of skin to perform its basic functions like power to retain water, etc. start losing. As the basic functions don’t work, so, skin problems start emerging. One […]

Have you spotted your skin erupting into a mass of red pimples? Are those dry cracks annoying you too much? Does your skin itch relentlessly? And the outbreaks are becoming more frequent with passage of time? These symptoms indicate towards eczema. It is a common skin condition among children and adults. Often it is confused […]

While emollients are the widely prescribed treatment for eczema, there are many people for whom steroid can work. Topical steroids are one of the common treatments for eczema flares. They are used alongside emollients in frequent intervals. So, what is topical steroid? To understand this, let’s define them individually. Topical means the products that are […]

If your skin is getting itchy and you are dealing with rashes too, you might be suffering from eczema or scabies. While both these skin conditions have similar characteristics, these are entirely different from each other. However, these are often confused, which further causes delay in appropriate treatment. Hence, it is worth knowing the difference […]

(Summary: Here is everything you wanted to know about emollients for eczema.) Emollient is a type of moisturizer which is not cosmetic. It is available as ointments, gels, creams and lotions. It eases itch and helps the skin stay comfortable. This is because it keeps the skin moist and prevents dryness or cracking. All these […]