Atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is often a chronic skin condition that can have a significant impact on quality of life. According to the National Eczema Association, at least 17.8 million Americans suffer from atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis most commonly presents during childhood but can present well into adulthood as well. The condition is characterized by an itchy pink, dry rash that often leads to cycles of itching and scratching that are hard to break. There is significant ongoing research into the cause of eczema, which is fueling research efforts into advanced treatment options for patients.
The following options are available to treat atopic dermatitis:
Medicine is advancing quickly to aid sufferers of atopic dermatitis. Talk to your physician about options best suited for you.
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