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    1. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - Other Treatment

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

    2. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - What Increases Your Risk

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

    3. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Exams and Tests

      Most cases of atopic dermatitis can be diagnosed from a medical history and a physical exam.

    4. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - 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.

    5. Atopic Dermatitis: Taking Care of Your Skin

      Key pointsGood skin care is an essential part of controlling the itch and rash of atopic dermatitis. To help prevent a cycle of worsening itch, scratching, and rash, you can:Keep your skin hydrated and avoid dry skin.Avoid skin irritants. What is atopic dermatitis? Why is skin care important? How do I take care of my skin? Where can I learn more about skin care for atopic dermatitis?Return to ...

    6. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - Home Treatment

      People with atopic dermatitis have overly sensitive skin, so it is important that you take care of your skin.

    7. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Medications

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

    8. Psoralen Plus Ultraviolet Light Therapy (PUVA) for Atopic Dermatitis

      Photochemotherapy, or PUVA, is a combination of ultraviolet A (UVA) light therapy and a psoralen medication, which makes the skin more sensitive to the ultraviolet light. PUVA can be an effective treatment for severe atopic dermatitis.Examples of psoralens include methoxsalen (Oxsoralen) and trioxsalen (Trisoralen).A psoralen medication is taken 1½ to 2 hours before exposure to UVA light. This ..

    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. Cyclosporine for Atopic Dermatitis - Treatment Overview

      Although there is no cure for atopic dermatitis, it can be controlled with preventive measures and medications.

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