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

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

  2. 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 ...

  3. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Other Treatment

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

  4. 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.

  5. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Medications

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

  6. Eczema Herpeticum

    Eczema herpeticum. Widespread punched-out lesions on a child with atopic dermatitis and superimposed herpes simplex infection.

  7. Nummular Eczema

    Nummular eczema. Round coin-shaped lesions of eczema on the legs of a child. Nummular eczema is a chronic, pruritic, inflammatory dermatitis occuring in the form of coin-shaped plaques. It is seen in individuals with very dry skin and/or atopic dermatitis.

  8. Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema

    Eczema is a skin condition caused by inflammation. Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of eczema.

  9. Eczema

    Eczema is a skin condition caused by inflammation. Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of eczema.

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