Autoeczematization (otherwise referred to as autosensitization dermatitis) is caused by eczema or infections which are prevalent on different areas of the human body. Its normal course of action is to start on the arms and legs and then spreading to additional areas.
Autoeczematization symptoms (autosensitization dermatitis symptoms) include the following:
- Skin bumps
- Skin blisters
- Red skin
- Tender skin
Autoeczematization typically starts with an infection caused by bacteria, a virus, or some fungus. It will actually present itself on the skin about 1-2 weeks later as an infection. Normal eczema symptoms people experience include dry and itchy skin accompanied by sores or lesions that develop on the arms and legs.
As with any skin disorder, if it lingers you should immediately contact your doctor, dermatologist, or skin care specialist. It is normal to have a skin culture of the infected area taken by sterile swab contacting the lesions.
Autoeczematization treatment (autosensitization dermatitis treatment):
There are three types of treatment for autoeczematization once a diagnosis has been reached. Most physicians usually treat the initial cause of the outbreak. Once this has been accomplished then you can treat the lesions.
Corticosteroids: Corticosteroids are creams which you apply to the skin. This ointment comes in both over-the-counter and prescription form. They are used to control inflammation and itching.
Antihistamines: Antihistamines can also be prescribed or over-the-counter and are used to help relieve itching. Benadryl is a common over-the-counter form of pills and taken orally.
Moisturizers: Once autoeczematization has been properly diagnosed it’s important to keep the skin properly hydrated. A good moisturizer will need to be applied to the skin on a daily basis.
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