Wednesday, 24 June 2020

Acupuncture for contact dermatitis

Presenting case

Patient developed allergic reaction to the use of new eye cream. The skin under both eyes are red, swollen and small patches of broken skin with yellow discharge/crust. Patient also displayed mild hay fever symptoms. Patient was taking anti-histamine for the allergy and using emollient moisturizer to keep the skin hydrated. 

Treatment

Daily acupuncture for a one week as well as changing dietary habits.

Outcome

Skin gradually recovered to normal appearance. 







 
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