Basically, it can be classified into acute and chronic phase. Acute eczema/dermatitis is characterized by pruritus, erythema, and vesiculation, the duration of lesion is usually days and weeks; chronic eczema/dermatitis which happened for months and years, by pruritus, xerosis, hyperkeratosis, fissuting. “Dermatitis” is used for exogenous disorders such as irritant or allergic contact dermatitis and “eczema” is more often used to demote endogenous disease such as atopic or constitutional eczema.
Acute: well-demarcated plaques of erythema and edema on which are superimposed closely spaced, nonumbilicated vesicles, punctate erosions exuding serum and crusts.
Chronic: Plaques of lichenification, scaling with satellite, small, firm, rounded or flat-topped papules, excoriations, and pigmentation or mild erythema.
What Chinese medicine can do about ECZEMA?
What can I eat to help getting rid of ECZEMA?
Watching out what you eat is important in recovering from eczema. These foods are decreasing the dampness of the body: Red bean, Coin seed, White gourd, Corn, Onion, Chinese yam, Green bean