eczema eczema  /ˈɛk sə mə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) generic term for inflammatory conditions of the skin; particularly with vesiculation in the acute stages

Usage(s):

  1. When treating children for chronic eczema, pediatricians may want to look in the laundry room, according to a new study published this week in the journal Pediatrics.
  2. Roughly 3% to 5% had had hay fever, and about 1% had suffered bouts of eczema.
  3. Eastern Europeans have long thought that just sitting in naturally occurring salt caves could relieve allergies, asthma, eczema, hypertension, ulcers and stress.

News

  1. Red clover: A powerful herb with strong healing properties

    The use of red clover as an herbal remedy goes back centuries, and the plant enjoys a history of both topical and internal applications. As a topical aid, red clover is often an ingredient in liniments and balms, for relieving the pain of both eczema and psoriasis, for sores, burns, and as an aid against skin cancer.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Fox News

  2. Big Country boy with severe food allergies, eczema gets surprise of lifetime

    About 5 percent of children in the United States have food allergies. Kids with food allergies are likely to have asthma and suffer from eczema, a skin condition that can be serious. One child in the Big Country has all three – asthma, food allergies and eczema.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: KTXS Abilene

  3. Treatment For Eczema | “Beat Eczema” Instructs People How To Treat Their Eczema Naturally And Quickly – Tony Nguyen

    Beat Eczema created by Susan Clark is a new Eczema treatment book that provides people with an innovative treatment for Eczema and detailed instructions how to get rid of Eczema naturally and quickly. A full Beat Eczema review on the site Vkool.com indicates if this book is worth buying. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/treatment-for-eczema/beat-eczema ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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Quotes

  1. "That's something you still have to be careful with," Beckett said. "Whenever I have eczema outbreaks, that's usually when my finger gets sore."
    on Mar 5, 2007 By: Josh Beckett Source: Boston Herald

  2. "We went through three weeks of makeup tests and he was covered in eczema from it all," says Cate. "We were talking about what we were going to do because our skin was taking a battering. So I had this girlie conversation with him and put...
    on Jan 1, 2007 By: Cate Blanchett Source: Glasgow Daily Record

  3. "I have always had severely dry skin, and suffer from eczema due to allergies," said Rebecca Herbst. "I have been using PURPOSE(R) Gentle Wash and Moisturizer consistently since my dermatologist recommended it when I was fifteen and it really...
    on Jun 12, 2007 By: Rebecca Herbst Source: Earthtimes.org

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