Category Archives: Skin Diseases


Eczema is a nonspecific term for many types of skin inflammation (dermatitis). There are different categories of eczema, which include allergic, contract, irritant and nummular eczema, which can be difficult to distinguish from atopic dermatitis. There are several different types of eczema that you should know about: Atopic dermatitis Contact dermatitis Dyshidrotic eczema Nummular eczema […]


Stasis dermatitis is also called venous eczema, dermatitis and venous stasis dermatitis; and it commonly occurs on the swollen lower legs of people who have poor circulation in the veins of the legs. Symptoms of stasis dermatitis include: Swelling around the ankles Redness Scaling Itching Pain And in more severe cases: Oozing Open areas (cracking […]


Seborrheic simply means that the rash appears in those areas of the skin that are a lot of oil-producing (sebaceous) glands like the upper back, nose and scalp. In infants, in can produce a weepy, can be quite extensive and oozy rash behind the ears, involving the entire body. Common symptoms of seborrheic dermatitis include: […]


Nummular eczema is a common type of eczema that can occur at any age and also known as discoid eczema and nummular dermatitis. This type of eczema is a non specific term for coin-shaped plaques of scaling skin most often on the lower legs of older individuals which may be very itchy. Some symptoms of […]


Dyshidrotic eczema causes small blisters to appear on a person’s hands or feet. These blisters are often itchy and can be painful. Symptoms of dyshidrotic eczema include: – small blisters on the palms or side of the fingers – small blisters on the soles of the feet – an itching or burning feeling around the […]


Allergic Contact Dermatitis occurs when the skin has an allergic reaction after exposed to foreign material. This causes the body to release chemical inflammation which can make the skin bear itching and annoying. The Allergic Contact Dermatitis Symptoms are: Rash Itching Dry skin Swelling Scaly skin Oozing blister Skin that burns After some times of […]


Atopic Dermatitis tends to begin early in life in those with a predisposition to inhalant allergies, but it probably does not have an allergic basis. Characteristically, rashes occur on the cheeks, neck, elbow and knee creases, and ankles. Atopic Eczema usually starts when a person is still a baby or a child. However, there are […]


In TheTole’s way of medication, eczema can occur because of the toxic in blood, the toxic in liver, or the toxic in spleen. But, in some cases, eczema can also be caused by the allergies in skin sensitivity itself. Therefore, the purpose of the acupuncture treatment is to smooth out the immune system and detoxing […]


In TheTole’s way of medication, eczema can consist of 3 major┬ácategories: 1) It could be from the toxic in blood, 2) It could be from the toxic in liver, 3) It could be from the toxic in spleen. But, in some cases, eczema can also be caused by the allergies in skin sensitivity itself. Therefore, […]


What is Urticaria? Urticaria is pink itchy swelling (wheals) and occurs locally on any part of the skin and will spread except the nails and hair. Red effect this would appear a few minutes or hours before fully recovered within 48 hours without leaving any sign. It may take a few days or few weeks […]