Itch suntan when you walk away

Extremely irritable

Differentiation from a doctor's visit

In addition to basic skin therapy with caring and moisturizing preparations and tips on general body care (see box), eczema patients can be informed about the importance of provocation factors in the pharmacy. Furthermore, advice on anti-inflammatory and itch-relieving preparations can be given in the event of a slight flare-up of eczema. If the recommended medication does not improve the condition of the skin, if the symptoms are unclear, if it is a severe flare-up of eczema or even a superinfection of the skin, then the therapy definitely belongs to the doctor.

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