What is eczema?

Eczema, also known as dermatitis, is a very common skin condition. As one of the leading Dermatologists in Manchester, Dr Ghura has many years of training and over 20 years of Consultant experience of seeing and treating thousands of patients to get the best outcomes for them. Dr Ghura sees the many different types of eczema including atopic eczema, varicose eczema and contact eczema. Dr Ghura knows different types of eczema have different triggers, including stress and anxiety, and can be flared through environmental and lifestyle factors. Dr Ghura therefore tailors his treatments to individual types of eczema and most importantly the individual patient he sees.

The impact of eczema on a person

Eczema is itchy, unpleasant and very frustrating. Dr Ghura knows it can cause severe scratching which in turn can leave scarring and skin discoloration. Eczema can however sometimes be trivialised by others. Dr Ghura recognises the impact that eczema can have on a person’s quality of life. It can severely disturb and affect a person’s sleep pattern and affect their confidence and performance, as well as their social and personal life. Eczema can be wrongly diagnosed and not properly managed. This can prolong a person’s suffering and make their condition worse that’s why it’s so essential to get the diagnosis and correct treatment from the start.

How is Eczema diagnosed and treated?

Dr Ghura always listens to the patient carefully and takes a full and detailed history and thoroughly examines them. When needed, Dr Ghura also uses specialist tests and investigations including allergy tests and patch testing to determine possible triggers and allergens to eczema. There are now many excellent treatments that Dr Ghura for eczema that many doctors and nurses are not aware of. Dr Ghura always personalises and targets specific treatments for the patients he sees.

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When a patient sees Dr Ghura they will always get:

  • A detailed assessment and treatment plan from one of the leading Dermatologists in Manchester with years of experience and expertise
  • A treatment plan for their eczema targeted individually for them
  • An effective preventative strategy to minimise flare ups and treat the eczema early on