How to treat dermatitis?
Many people in all countries of the world suffer from dermatitis. Unfortunately, it can occur in both adults and children. Despite the prevalence of this disease, many do not know how to treat dermatitis. Now we consider the symptoms of this disease, as well as its treatment methods.
Symptoms of most types of dermatitis
- Itchy skin
- Redness of skin
- Increased skin temperature in places of inflammation
- The appearance of blisters, blisters, etc.
Along with the doctor’s prescriptions, you can use the methods of dealing with dermatitis listed below. You will know how to treat dermatitis in children and in adults.
Atopic dermatitis: how to treat
This dermatitis is also called allergic, it is the most common. It should be understood that the skin of a patient with atopic dermatitis will always necessarily respond to any contact with an allergic reaction. That is why it is very important to prevent all contact with all sorts of allergens. As you understand, for this reason, a very important factor during the treatment of such dermatitis is cleanliness in the home and adherence to the diet prescribed by the doctor.Remember that frequent scratching of the affected skin will only lead to an increase in the allergic reaction, as well as to the risk of infection. Regularly use the ointment, which must appoint you to your doctor. Do not allow the skin to become dry. Take baths, try to use soap less often, lubricate the affected skin with moisturizing lotion. Do not wear woolen and synthetic clothing on bare skin.
How to treat seborrheic dermatitis
Seborrheic dermatitis is the result of improper secretion of sebum by the sebaceous glands, as well as microbial activity. Often the areas that are affected by this type of dermatitis are: the face, forehead, nosochenical folds, back, chest, ears, scalp.
As a rule, if the lesion is the head (its hairy part), then various anti-fungal treatments are used. Namely, shampoos that contain various antifungal components, such as ketoconazole, zinc pyrithione, ciclopirox and tar.
If the affected area is a face, then a special agent is prescribed by a doctor, which will not contain substances that irritate the skin, but on the contrary, will soothe it.After all, treatment of skin affected by seborrheic dermatitis should be aimed at significantly reducing inflammation. For these purposes, as a rule, use special solutions that contain zinc. Also, increasingly, doctors prescribe external immunomodulators that have antifungal and always anti-inflammatory functions. If the chest or back is affected, then all these substances can be used in combination.
How to treat dermatitis on the hands
Treatment of dermatitis, which has affected the skin of the hands, is always complicated by the fact that a person often has to wash his hands and come into contact with various substances that may cause inflammation or an allergic reaction (for example, detergents). If dermatitis is dry, then hand washing is most often limited. Instead, clean your hands with oil.
The doctor may prescribe a patient Dimedrol, Suprastin, Tavegil or Diazolin. It is recommended to take special homeopathic medicines for several months.
In addition, for the treatment of dermatitis on the hands, you can use the leaves of sea buckthorn or black currant. They should be added to the tea leaves one by one.You can also make an infusion of field horsetail, train, black elderberry flowers or tricolor violets. The proportions are usually as follows: one cup of boiling water per tablespoon of herbs. Take this infusion three times a day, about a quarter cup per reception.
Remember that even after improving the condition of your skin, you should take precautions and in case of the first warning signs of dermatitis, contact your doctor again.
How to treat dermatitis on the face
Dermatitis on the face can be of any kind. And, as a rule, the treatment of dermatitis on the face will depend on the type of dermatitis in general.
If dermatitis is not very pronounced, only external agents can be used. These are usually ointments that contain substances such as prednisone and hydrocortisone. They are regularly and gently applied to the areas of the affected skin. If the dermatitis is quite extensive and is developing rapidly, then it makes sense to take tablets like suprastin, diazolin, diphenhydramine, polyphepanum, calcium, enterosgel, and others.
No matter how dermatitis the skin is affected, the face should always be carefully treated.The skin is treated with antifungal emulsion, as well as salicylic alcohol.
It is recommended to make lotions from the infusions of herbs such as the series, sage and Althea root. You can also mix honey and Kalanchoe juice (in equal parts). Insist, stirring occasionally, for about seven days. After that, add aloe flower juice to the mixture and leave for another week. After this preparation, the tincture can be used to lubricate the skin of the face with dermatitis.