Skin > Understanding Eczema
Eczema is a common skin condition. You may also see eczema referred to as dermatitis. Eczema and dermatitis are the same thing and the words are used interchangeably.
Here we discuss what eczema looks like, how to know if you have eczema, what the different types of eczema are, is eczema itchy, is eczema scaly, what causes it and how you can help to care for your skin.
Types of Eczema
There are various different types of eczema and understanding which one you have can be helpful in managing and treating your skin. It is possible to have more than one type of eczema at a time. Here we discuss how to recognise each type of eczema, the symptoms, triggers and how it can be caused.
Causes of Eczema
Acne has many causes, and there are also plenty of myths surrounding other things that might cause acne, such as what you eat and how good your mental health is. In this section we aim to separate the fact from the fiction and discuss what can truly cause acne.
In decades gone by, all that was available was Oxy 5 or Oxy 10 from the local chemist, which whilst still an effective treatment, doesn’t work for everyone.
Thankfully now, the treatments options for acne are plentiful, all with different approaches. Here we explore the options for treating acne and provide an independent view.