Atopic Dermatitis – THE WHAT, WHY AND HOW?

By thewe
In Health, Skin
February 24, 2020
1 min read

Atopic Dermatitis is a condition that makes your skin red, itchy, dry and cracked.

Atopic Dermatitis is one of the most common types of eczema, It is usually related to dry skin, a gene variation, an immune system dysfunction, a skin infection, exposure to food, airborne, or contact allergens, or a combination of these which may be Long-lasting

Here are some important things you should know about Atopic Dermatitis ( Eczema)

  • There is no cure for this condition.

  • You should keep your skin moisturized all the time to reduce dryness. This will help with itching or inflammation.

  • Visit a dermatologist to recommend a product to help reduce the symptoms.

  • Atopic Dermatitis is not contagious.

  • It is common in children but does not last long in most cases.

  • Atopic Dermatitis is an autoimmune disease

  • Most treatments given for this condition are to prevent flare-ups of symptoms.

  • Lifestyle changes such as exercise, food, and sleep can also reduce the symptoms of this condition.

  • Atopic Dermatitis is chronic; it does not usually go away in a few days.

An estimated 10% of all people worldwide are affected by atopic dermatitis at some point in their life.


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