Are you suffering from irritated skin that simply will not quit? If you are suffering from itchy and inflamed skin that is not responding to common and normally effective over the counter remedies, you could be suffering from an illness that simply cannot be treated properly without the help of your local New York City medical dermatologist. Persistent skin irritation despite your best efforts to combat the issue yourself are often caused by a skin condition known as eczema. Mild cases may be treated with at-home remedies, but an accurate diagnosis of the presence and severity of the condition can only be achieved with a visit at our welcoming and technologically advanced skin care facility at the offices of Charles Kleinberg, MD.
Eczema can present in itself in many different variations of symptoms, often depending on the severity of the case at hand. While some of us will experience itchy and irritated skin that is often covered by patches of yellow of pale brown crust, others can find their eczema accompanied by pus-filled blisters happening over these patches. If you believe you have eczema, you should proceed with caution, as this disease can often weaken the skin barrier itself and make you more likely to develop other additional illnesses. If you are at risk of having eczema due to genetic inheritance or simply have a strong possibility of your skin irritations being caused by eczema you should take care to avoid those with cold sores or genital herpes, as you are more likely to catch them due to the weaknesses caused by eczema. Eczema can also raise your likelihood of developing herpes simplex, so it is important to visit your New York City medical dermatologist the moment symptoms appear without prevail to avoid further complications.
Doctors do not currently know the cause of eczema, but research has shown that eczema often runs through families, suggesting genetic inheritance. Other possibilities include a skin barrier which has been rendered defective in its ability to properly repel germs and moisture, stress, and even your own daily activities and the environment you live and work in could be causes for an eczema flare up. While eczema can be difficult for some to live with, the problem is not contagious. Those who have been diagnosed with eczema by their professional New York City medical dermatologist should take care to avoid perfume, makeup, dust and sand, chlorine, and even soaps and cleanser can all cause further irritation for eczema. You can find relief form eczema with our state of the art treatments at Charles Kleinberg, MD. Our fully licensed and professionally trained team can provide the appropriate medications, as well as knowledge and information to allow you to live a full with eczema.