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Other treatments may include:

  • Antihistamines to control itching, especially at night
  • Antibiotics if you have an infection
  • Drugs to suppress your immune system
  • Light therapy
  • Wet dressings
  • Other skin creams

From: What Is Atopic Dermatitis? WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: "Atopic Dermatitis."

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)."

FDA: “FDA approves new eczema drug .” Dupixent

KidsHealth: "Eczema."

National Eczema Foundation: "Atopic Dermatitis."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What Is Atopic Dermatitis?"

UptoDate: "Patient information: Atopic dermatitis (eczema) (Beyond the Basics)."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 22, 2017

SOURCES:

American Academy of Dermatology: "Atopic Dermatitis."

American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology: "Atopic Dermatitis (Eczema)."

FDA: “FDA approves new eczema drug .” Dupixent

KidsHealth: "Eczema."

National Eczema Foundation: "Atopic Dermatitis."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What Is Atopic Dermatitis?"

UptoDate: "Patient information: Atopic dermatitis (eczema) (Beyond the Basics)."

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 22, 2017

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