Eczema in San Diego, CA
Eczema is a common skin condition that causes patches of dry, itchy skin. With the help of dermatologist, Dr. Faryal Siddiqui, La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic is proud to offer treatments for eczema to men and women in San Diego, Encinitas, La Mesa, El Cajon, and surrounding areas of California.
What is Eczema?
Eczema is a very common skin condition that is characterized by the appearance of dry, itchy, and inflamed patches of skin. While eczema is most often associated with infants and small children, it can also carry over to adulthood and affect patients throughout their lifetime. Many of our patients seek treatment for their eczema after finding that over-the-counter creams and therapies don’t quite give them the relief they desire. If you have chronic eczema or atopic dermatitis, we encourage you to come in and see Dr. Siddiqui today.
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What Causes Eczema?
Eczema is a common and complex autoimmune condition. Eczema most often appears as flare-ups which can be triggered by an overactive immune response to irritants of the skin. The immune response causes an attack on both healthy and unhealthy proteins, creating inflammation and a variety of unwanted symptoms. Patients may find their eczema flare-ups are caused by:
- Synthetic or thick fabrics
- Heat and raised body temperature
- Excess sweating
- Animal dander
How Do I Know if I Have Eczema?
Eczema is known for causing itchy, dry, red patches of skin that flare up and subside over time. Eczema most commonly affects the arms, inner elbows, backs of the knees, cheeks, and scalp. While redness and itching are common symptoms, more severe cases of eczema may cause:
- Thickened, scaly patches of skin
- Small bumps that ooze when scratched
- Red or brown patches of skin
- Crusty, yellow patches of skin
How is Eczema Treated?
Because everyone’s body is different, each eczema treatment will be tailored to the patient. Treatment for your cyst may include medication or light therapy treatments. During your private consultation, Dr. Siddiqui will develop a personalized treatment plan to help you treat your cyst and achieve the beautiful, healthy skin you deserve.
How Much Do Eczema Treatments Cost?
The cost of your eczema treatments will vary depending on the extent of treatment needed to achieve your desired results. La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic accepts coverage from most insurance plans. To get a more accurate estimate of your treatment cost, we encourage you to come in for a private consultation.
Treat your eczema and get the beautiful, healthy skin you deserve. To learn more about eczema treatments for men and women in San Diego, Encinitas, La Mesa, El Cajon, and surrounding areas of California, contact us at La Jolla Cosmetic Laser Clinic today to schedule a consultation.