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Atopic Dermatitis: Taking Care of Your Skin

Key points

Good skin care is an essential part of controlling the itch and rash of atopic dermatitis. To help prevent a cycle of itching, scratching, and rash, you can:

  • Keep your skin hydrated and avoid dry skin.
  • Avoid skin irritants.

what.gif  What is atopic dermatitis?
why.gif Why is skin care important?
how.gif How do I take care of my skin?
where.gif Where can I learn more about skin care for atopic dermatitis?

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By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Amy McMichael, MD - Dermatology
Last Revised April 17, 2012

WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

Last Updated: April 17, 2012
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