Approximately 30 million Americans suffer from eczema. With its dry, inflamed, itchy rash, this skin condition can make you miserable. Dr. Marc Meth, MD at Century City Allergy offers eczema diagnosis and treatment for men, women, and children in Los Angeles, California. Call today or book an appointment online to get relief from your eczema.
Eczema is an uncomfortable, chronic skin disease that commonly occurs in children but can affect you at any age. It causes a recurring red and itchy rash that may be unusually severe at night. This rash can affect the skin on various parts of your body, though it most often occurs in creases and crevices.
Eczema symptoms vary widely in severity. Some symptoms come and go while others linger for weeks and months. Telltale signs that you have eczema include:
You may be concerned about close contact with others when you have an eczema outbreak. The good news is you don’t have to worry: Eczema is not contagious.
There are several types of eczema, and they result in different symptoms. Common varieties of eczema are:
Dr. Marc Meth considers the type of eczema you have when developing your customized treatment plan. Since there’s no known cure for eczema, he offers reliable ways to relieve the pain and itching.
Helpful changes you can make to ease your eczema symptoms include:
If necessary, Dr. Marc Meth prescribes topical corticosteroids or other new immune modulators.
Call today or schedule an appointment online to get the relief you need.