Treatment of Eczema: Western vs Chinese Medicine

Eczema is a non-contagious condition where the skin becomes red, itching, with little blisters which gives out clear liquid when broken, followed by crusting, and later, scaling and thickening of skin and pigmentation. It often appears on the arms, legs (especially the inner creases of arms and legs), palms, face and neck. Itch from eczema can be severe and can interrupt sleep. Upon scratching, broken skin can lead to infection.
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Why the world still needs TCM?

I recently caught up with a relative whom I have not met for a long time. During our conversation, she reminded me how sick I was most of the time, usually respiratory conditions. I recalled all the visits to my uncle’s TCM (traditional Chinese medicine) clinic whenever I fell ill.
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