Dermatitis and Eczema are generic terms for “inflammation of the skin”. Both are used to describe some types of skin conditions consisting of rashes, dry patches of skin and rashes and redness.
Generally, the words “Eczema” and “Dermatitis” can be used interchangeably, although certain conditions are more likely to be referred to as one or the other. Our research is based on Eczema, but we can use the term Dermatitis here too. In most cases, Eczema starts from childhood and may continue as an adult, but some patients also reported that they never had it as a child. In babies, Eczema usually appears on the face. Eczema is not a contagious skin allergic disease and may become less severe with age. For parents with some conditions like asthma and hay day fever, they are more likely to have a child with this kind of skin problem. In this article, we will find out how Procutin of OZiDEX can help us get rid of Eczema caused by Demodex mites.
What are the causes of Eczema?
Eczema is a mysterious skin disease and all of its causes are not fully revealed. Still, it’s believed that is triggered by an overactive immune system like some autoimmune diseases and the cause of irritation and inflammation in this disorder is when the body responds aggressively. Some say genes are involved in this disease too. There are also other triggers of Eczema flare-ups which include:
- Allergies such as Food allergies
- Diseases like asthma and hay day fever
- Dry Skin
- Synthetic fibres like nylon
- Sudden temperature changes
- Animal dander
- Scratchy and rough materials like wool
- Some chemical materials found in cleansers, shampoo and detergents
- Changes in hormone levels
Symptoms of Eczema
The main symptoms of Eczema are itching, scratching, roughness, dryness, flakiness, irritation and inflammation of the skin. Other symptoms may include:
- Red or brownish-grey patches
- Scaly, thickened skin
- Small and raised bumps that ooze fluid when scratched
- crusty patches of dried yellowish ooze
There are tests that help you to spot Eczema. Your doctor may look at your skin and diagnose it. Numerous people with Eczema also suffer from allergies, so your doctor may order some allergy tests to look for irritants or triggers. Children and infants with Eczema are especially likely to have allergy tests.
Eczema and Demodex Mites:
Demodex mites is an 8-legged, spider-like, microscopic parasite that lives under hair follicles and in oil glands that can cause different skin problems. Two species of Demodex found in the human body, Demodex Folliculorum and Demodex Brevis. Eczema is a problem that can be caused by Demodex Folliculorum. You should also keep in mind that you can’t use all moisturizers; because it may feed Demodex Mites and worsen Eczema.
What are the types of Eczema?
We categorized these types as Eczema, although we can refer to them as types of Dermatitis too. The most common types are:
When people refer to “Eczema”, they are probably talking about this type. Causes of this type are such as itchy, redness, scaly and inflamed skin and often appears with a red rash.
This kind of Eczema may become chronic and painful. It affects Hands and feet parts such as fingers, palms of the hands, and soles of the feet. Symptoms of Dyshidrotic Dermatitis are scaly and itchy patches of skin that flake or become red and cracked. The condition is more common in women. Doctors are not sure what is the real reason for this kind of Eczema.
Nummular Dermatitis affects the legs most of the time, but it can appear on the backs of the hands, forearms, lower back and hips too. This kind of Eczema causes coin-shaped red marks. Also, it is more common in men. Men normally don’t get their first sign of symptoms before their mid-50s, Women may get it in their teen years or early adulthood.
The cause of this kind of Eczema is unknown. However, things that may increase the chance are exposure to metals especially Nickel, exposure to chemicals like formaldehyde and dry, cold air.
Contact Dermatitis can develop after something damages the skin. These include chemicals and frequent hand washing. This kind of Eczema is divided into Irritant Contact Dermatitis and Allergic Contact Dermatitis. Irritant contact dermatitis can start after touching a strong irritant or by coming into contact with the irritating substance repeatedly. Allergic Dermatitis can also happen after a person touches an allergy-triggering substance, such as cosmetics, nickel and poison ivy. The hands are the most vulnerable part of the body that can develop contact dermatitis.
Seborrheic Dermatitis doesn’t look like a type of Eczema, although scalp dandruff falls in this category. Beside hair, dandruff may be found on the eyebrows, nose, chest, or back. It can be a yeast that generally appears in the skin, overgrows in gland-produced oils and causes the immune system to react and causes the skin to fall off in flakes
This type of Eczema develops when the veins in humans lower legs cannot return blood to their heart properly. It can start quickly and cause crusting and weeping of the skin. Over time, this type of Eczema can cause the skin to develop brown stains.
This type of eczema usually affects the sides or back of the neck, scalp, back, genitals, wrists, ankle and behind and inside the ear. People may scratch affected parts during the day or while asleep without realizing it. In most cases, neurodermatitis causes a skin outbreak that doesn’t get any bigger, but the irritated skin can grow thick and wrinkled deeply. Also, infections may develop in the irritated areas.
How to prevent Eczema flare-up?
There are many things that could set off an eczema flare. You may not have the same triggers as someone else. Here are some tips to prevent Eczema flare-ups, such as:
- Moisturize your skin often.
- Avoid sudden changes in temperature or humidity.
- Manage stress by devoting particular time to relax and exercise regularly.
- Try not to sweat or keep your home in hot temperature; It will help you to reduce itch.
- Don’t use harsh detergents, soaps or solvents.
- Pay attention to foods that might trigger Eczema and try to avoid them.
- Avoid scratchy materials such as wool.
OZiDEX VS Eczema
PROCUTiN is an Australian Product from OZiDEX that consists of valuable materials such as tea tree oil and coconut oil that can gradually help you to eradicate Demodex mites that cause Eczema.
The main goal of OZiDEX is to protect skin from Demodex mites, But as mentioned above, Eczema can also be caused by Demodex mites. It is essential to use a product that consists of herbal and natural materials that don’t feed Demodex mites. PROCUTiN is a complete treatment that can eliminate all Demodex mites and Eczema caused by Demodex Folliculorum and gives you radiant, glamorous skin.