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  1. Coal Tar for Atopic Dermatitis - Topic Overview

    Coal tar is applied to the skin to reduce the itching of atopic dermatitis. It is not as strong as a corticosteroid and can be used as a "bridge therapy" from a stronger medicine when symptoms have improved. Coal tar may also be used for treatment of thick skin ( lichenified ) if other treatment is not effective. Coal tar is available as a gel,cream,or ointment or as a solution for the bath. ...

  2. 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.

  3. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - What Happens

    Atopic dermatitis causes repeated attacks of itching and rash that can become quite severe.

  4. Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema) - Home Treatment

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

  5. Eczema Herpeticum

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

  6. 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.

  7. Atopic Dermatitis or Eczema

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

  8. Eczema

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

  9. Eczema Home Treatment

    WebMD provides you with home remedies to care for eczema, an itchy skin condition.

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