Atopic dermatitis in children and adults.
Causes, symptoms, treatment of folk remedies
Atopic dermatitis is an allergic reaction to possible irritants. In this situation, the body’s immune system fails and can’t protect it from harmful environmental factors. An Allergy of this kind is manifested in the form of irritation on the skin. In this case, you need treatment with medicines and folk remedies.
Manifesting in early childhood, with chronic, this disease may accompany the person for life. Popularly referred to as atopic dermatitis of children’s diathesis.
The causes of atopic dermatitis
Heredity – many people have at birth have a predisposition to the development of this disease at the genetic level. If any family member suffers from allergies, then the child needs to be very careful. Be sure to monitor his nutrition, hygiene, living conditions. To exclude recurrence of the disease, reduce the risk of developing it, you need to prevent any possible allergic reactions.
The feature of the skin – hyperactivity. Atopic dermatitis in children in this situation may develop due to contact with toys of poor quality material.
Stress, nervous breakdowns Wadud low immunity, which may also lead to children’s diathesis.
The symptoms of atopic dermatitis
Signs of atopic dermatitis are quite diverse and depend directly on the age of onset, external factors and the severity of the disease. As a rule, the main symptoms include: itchy skin, eczema (skin inflammation).
Atopic dermatitis in infants, may manifest the following symptoms: eczema, usually located on the face, neck, abdomen, buttocks, joints (flexor surfaces). The skin on these areas is covered with bubbles of transparent liquid, turns red. When drying the skin form a yellow crust.
Atopic dermatitis in adults manifests itself in the form of eczema on the neck, face, groin, shoulders, hands, knees. Characterized by itching, thickening, dryness and cracking of the skin.
Treatment of atopic dermatitis
Given that atopic dermatitis affects children with a genetic predisposition to this disease, to cure it completely is almost impossible. Therefore, the question of how to treat atopic dermatitis, need to be transformed into the question: how do I transfer the disease from acute stage to remission. To do this:
— identify the allergen, that is, to find the irritant and eliminate the child’s contact with him;
— treatment of cutaneous manifestations of the disease by prescribing drugs.
Treatment of atopic dermatitis folk remedies
In people, this disease is treated effectively with conventional methods. Here are some simple recipes of treatment:
Mask is grind dry leaves of mint, fill with 2 tbsp of water until mushy consistency, pre-heating up to 60-70 C, then cool and put on face. Cover with a cloth, put on the eyes cotton swabs soaked in the solution, hold for 15-20 minutes, rinse with warm water. The procedure is done once a week.
Cream — boiled in a water bath interior lard with chopped onion, cool. To lubricate the affected areas.
— Ointment – take 50 ml. cranberry juice and dissolve it in 200 gr. vaseline. The resulting ointment should be lubricated wounds every 2 hours until improvement.
Here is what is says about atopic dermatitis in children Dr. Eugene O. Komorowski.
With regards to infants, it is important that, you must make sure that the child does not overeat. This is especially true of artificial feeding. It is overeating in infants is a decisive factor in the occurrence of atopic dermatitis. But in General there are three factors in which this disease manifests itself:
— harmful substances absorbed from the intestine into the blood;
— there is a contact with the allergen;
the child sweats.
Therefore, to start treatment, you need to move in 3 directions:
— reduce the level of suction the blood of harmful substances;