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  1. Understanding Eczema -- Symptoms

    Eczema causes red, itchy skin. Learn more about the symptoms of eczema from WebMD.

  2. Understanding Eczema -- Prevention

    Read more from WebMD about the prevention of eczema, a common skin condition especially in infants.

  3. How Is Eczema Diagnosed and Treated?

    Learn more from WebMD about how eczema is diagnosed and treated.

  4. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Medications

    Topical corticosteroids (such as hydrocortisone, betamethasone, and fluticasone propionate) are the most common and effective treatment for atopic dermatitis.

  5. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - When To Call a Doctor

    When to call your health professional if you or your child has atopic dermatitis.

  6. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Symptoms

    The main symptom of atopic dermatitis is itching. The itching can be severe and persistent, especially at night. Scratching the affected area of skin usually causes a rash.

  7. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - Topic Overview

    Cyclosporine (such as Neoral) suppresses the immune system (immunosuppressant) and is used to treat severe cases of adult atopic dermatitis that haven't responded to other treatments. By blocking the body's inflammation process,this oral medicine can effectively control atopic dermatitis itch and rash. Short-term treatment with cyclosporine works well in both adults and children. Cyclosporine ...

  8. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - What Increases Your Risk

    The major risk factor for atopic dermatitis is having a family history of the condition.

  9. Phototherapy for Atopic Dermatitis

    Phototherapy is the supervised use of ultraviolet (UV) light to treat skin conditions, including atopic dermatitis. Ultraviolet B (UVB), ultraviolet A (UVA), or a combination of UVB and UVA may be used during therapy.During phototherapy, you stand in a booth that contains light tubes that give off UV light. Goggles should be worn to protect your eyes during treatment. Men need to shield their ...

  10. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Other Treatment

    Severe atopic dermatitis may be treated by exposing affected skin to ultraviolet (UV) light.

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