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Prevalence of Eczema on Black Skin | SciTechnol

Clinical Dermatology Research Journal.ISSN: 2576-1439

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Perspective, Clin Dermatol Res J Vol: 6 Issue: 2

Prevalence of Eczema on Black Skin

Gowthami Bainaboina
Department of Pharmacy, QIS collage of pharmacy, Prakasam, India
Corresponding Author: Gowthami Bainaboina
Department of Pharmacy, QIS collage of pharmacy, Prakasam, India
E-mail: gowthamibainaboina@gmail.com
Received date: January 06, 2021 Accepted date: January 21, 2021 Published date: January 28, 2021

Abstract

Eczema is a group of conditions that make the skin dry, itchy, and aggravated. It is normal and can show up anyplace on the body. Eczema can appear to be unique on various skin tones. Eczema is term that describes several common skin conditions that affect people with any kind of skin tone.

Keywords: Atopic dermatitis, Contact dermatitis, Dyshidrotic eczema, Nummular eczema

Introduction

Eczema is a group of conditions that make the skin dry, itchy, and aggravated. It is normal and can show up anyplace on the body. Eczema can appear to be unique on various skin tones. Eczema is term that describes several common skin conditions that affect people with any kind of skin tone. These conditions include:

Atopic dermatitis
Contact dermatitis
Dyshidrotic eczema
Nummular eczema
Stasis dermatitis

All forms of eczema can cause skin dryness, itchy, and inflamed. People with one form of the condition can also cause other types.

Symptoms

Black people are likelier to grow more extreme types of dermatitis than individuals of different identities. On dark skin, Eczema can cause hazier earthy colored, purple, or dim patches. The influenced regions might be swollen, warm, bothersome, and dry or textured. Many individuals of dark color with skin inflammation experience more broad dryness and dark circles around the eyes than individuals from other racial foundations. Having Eczema around the eyes can make individuals rub or scratch the zone because of irritation. This can make the skin thicken and knocks to frame. These knocks are called prurigo knobs. After an erupt, the influenced skin may look hazier or lighter than the encompassing territory. With legitimate treatment, the shading will for the most part recover to business as usual over the long haul. Eczema can show up anyplace on the body, yet individuals of black colour are more inclined to growing little knocks on the middle, arms, and legs. This is called popular Eczema, and it might resemble permanent goosebumps. These bumps can develop around hair follicles, which is called follicular emphasis.

Treatment

Eczema treatment is same for all skin types, but it depends on a person’s symptoms and the severity of the condition. Treatment options can include:
Soak and moisturize: Soaking the affected areas in warm water for around 15–20 minutes can help hydrate the skin. People should then pat dry the area before applying a moisturizing cream.
Tar preparations: Some healthcare professionals recommend using products that contain tar extract to help ease eczema symptoms.
Steroid creams: Steroid creams can help treat flare-ups by reducing inflammation and itching of skin. People can apply steroid creams after a soak or bath, but mandatory to wash their hands after application.
Antihistamines: Itching can be one of the most serious symptoms of eczema. Experts will suggest taking a regular antihistamine tablet.
Steroid tablets: In the case of severe flare-ups, steroid tablets are suggested. Steroids help fight inflammation but may cause adverse side effects over long periods of time.

Conclusion

Eczema is a group of common skin conditions that present differently in people of different skin tones. The condition may be more common in black kids than in those from other racial and other ethnic backgrounds. It is less common, however, in black adults. On black skin, eczema patches may look dark brown, purple, or gray. In some cases, the condition presents as small, firm, raised bumps. Treatment and management are similar for all skin tones and conditions. Anyone experiencing the symptoms of eczema should consult a doctor for diagnosis.

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