The picture shows a close-up eczema atopic dermatitis symptom with infected skin on a child's body. Generally, eczema begins with redness, itchiness or rashes. Skin inside the elbows, behind the knees, and the front of the neck are very commonly affected by it. The symptoms of atopic dermatitis vary in all cases. Some of them are dry skin, red to brownish-gray patches, small and raised bumps, with leaking fluid and crust over when scratched, thickened, cracked, scaly, raw and swollen skin.
There is no permanent cure for eczema, but it is possible to manage the condition. To treat eczema, doctors aim to reduce the symptoms, heal the skin and prevent further skin damage, and prevent flare-ups. Multiple medical treatments such as anti-inflammatory medications, and steroid creams help in reducing the impact. Antibiotics are also recommended to clear the affected irritation and reduce allergies. Some home remedies are also beneficial in treating eczema and improving the health of skin.