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  1. Oral Antihistamines for Atopic Dermatitis

    Drug details for Oral antihistamines for atopic dermatitis.

  2. Topical Corticosteroids for Atopic Dermatitis

    Drug details for Topical corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis.

  3. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Home Treatment

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

  4. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Topic Overview

    Atopic dermatitis is a long - lasting (chronic) skin condition that causes intense itching and then a red, raised rash.

  5. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Treatment Overview

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

  6. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Health Tools

    Healthwise information on skin care for atopic dermatitis.

  7. 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.

  8. 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 ...

  9. Interferon Gamma for Atopic Dermatitis - Topic Overview

    Interferon gamma is a medicine that reduces the body's immune reaction. When injected under the skin surface (subcutaneously),interferon gamma significantly improves atopic dermatitis symptoms for 4 out of 5 people. 1 A common side effect is flu-like illness during the early days of treatment. Although interferon gamma injections are considered safe and effective for many people who have ...

  10. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Prevention

    If your baby is at risk for developing atopic dermatitis because you or other family members have it or other allergies, these steps may help prevent a rash or reduce its severity.

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