Eczema

Noun

Eczema is an inflammatory condition that causes itching, dryness and flaking of the outer layer of skin.  T

his skin condition can cause rough, scaly and blister like patches which can be very painful. 

Eczema can be treated with topical creams that assist in reducing the symptoms and minimizing the inflammatory response. 

The inflammatory condition reduces the skins ability to lock in moisture and therefore causes dry, rough and itchy patches. 

Shea butter, colloidal oatmeal, coconut oil and sunflower oil are common natural relief remedies for symptoms of eczema.


 

Example of Eczema in a sentence
I used shea butter on the eczema spots on my arm to help relieve the itching.

Synonyms
chronic eczema, atopic eczema, allergic eczema, bakers eczema