Atopic Eczema Complications in Adults
Atopic Eczema Complications that may arise from atopic eczema are:
- Skin infections. When the skin is injured due to carded due to itching, the risk of skin infection from bacteria and viruses will increase.
- Asthma and hay fever. Atopic eczema usually appears first before these two conditions.
- Contact dermatitis. This condition often occurs in atopic eczema patients. Many elements or compounds that can make the skin experience allergic reactions.
- Eye disorders. Eye complications will occur if eczema attacks around the eyelids.
- Hand dermatitis. It often happens to people who work with their hands and are exposed to direct exposure to hard soap, detergents, or chemicals.
- Sleep disturbance. Atopic eczema sufferers, especially children, tend to have trouble sleeping. The cycle of itching can make you wake up repeatedly and consequently lower your sleep quality.
- Behavioral Problems – Children with atopic eczema are more susceptible to problems with behavior such as attention-deficit / hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), especially if frequent lack of sleep.