Dermatitis is an inflammation of the skin that may have many causes, including infection or allergy.
There are many types of dermatitis or inflamed skin disorders including:
- Seborrheic dermatitis
- Atopic dermatitis
- Nummular dermatitis
- Irritant contact dermatitis
- Allergic contact dermatitis
- Stasis dermatitis .
By conventional doctors ,the treatment of dermatitis usually respond to hydrocortisone cream or prescribe corticosteroid cream and might with an oral antihistamine or antibiotics. For sever dermatitis doctors may prescribe corticosteroid pills or injections. But those medicine normally have a lot of side effect. The toxicity may stay incubated within the body before rising to the surface.
TCM treatment for Dermatitis
TCM views health as a balance within the body’s internals and the environment. In diagnosis skin conditions, TCM considers physical ,emotional , stress, diet , and environmental factors, such as wind ,dampness ,heat, and dryness all can coursed internal disharmonious .Skin diseases are often caused by both internal and external factors.
By observing the skin condition plus taking the pulse, asking in- depth questions and observing the tongues , TCM doctors can give a diagnosis and treatment for most of skin complaints .
Acupuncture and Chinese herbs treat skin disease in a unique manner.TCM usually treat both the cause and the symptoms. For example Eczema often showing the skin become red inflamed intensely itchy and some case with blister. people who suffer from eczema usually also have hey fever , asthma , stress irritants ,allergy and climate can trigger flare-ups eczema. Because patient have deferent constitutions and theirs skin symptoms showing not the same ,so the TCM practitioner may diagnoses and treat as the follows:
- Wind heat type : the shin red ,itchy all over the head or the body ,change very often . Need cleaning the wind and heat for treatment .internally need clearing the heat from lungs and large intestine.
- Blood heat type : the skin very red and feel hot .The method of treatment should be cool the blood clearing the heat from heart and liver.
- Dampness and heat type : the skin red with blisters,or looks very moister.the principle of the treatment is eliminate dampness and heat, help spleen and eliminate heat from “sanjiao”.
Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine can also be used to treat acne ,psoriasis ,shingles, uticaria, rosacea,vitiligo and lot more
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