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Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
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Many people around the world suffer from what is known as eczema, which is an atopic dermatitis that is mainly related to your immune system and skin allergies, and for this reason, most treatments depend on eliminating the cause more than the final treatment.
Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
Atopic dermatitis (eczema)
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Eczema or what is called atopic dermatitis can include a large number of types and degrees, as it may affect certain areas and not others, that it may affect a number of areas at the same time, but determining the underlying cause differs from one person to another depending on the sensitized substance.
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Treatment Details

Allergy testing in atopic dermatitis (eczema)

A sensitivity test has been conducted for a number of substances on the skin of people with atopic dermatitis, which helps to identify some of the common elements in causing atopic dermatitis, where a patch test is performed, in which small amounts of different substances are placed on the skin and then covered, and any Allergic reaction of the skin to these substances.

Treating atopic dermatitis (eczema)

Some routine care helps to reduce atopic dermatitis significantly, which in turn affects the extent to which a person is affected by atopic dermatitis, as regular moisturizing is one of the most important basic treatments in the treatment of skin eczema, and it is also possible to resort to drug treatment when the condition is needed.

Medicines used to treat atopic dermatitis (eczema)

Creams or ointments containing calcineurin inhibitors may be a good choice for people over the age of two. Some examples include tacrolimus (Protopic) and pimecrolimus (Elidel), but you should avoid bruising when using these products.

It is also possible to use pills that help control symptoms, especially severe eczema. Some treatment options may include cyclosporine, methotrexate, prednisone, mycophenolate, and azathioprine. These pills are effective but cannot be used in the long term due to potentially dangerous side effects.

New treatment options that help modify the immune response are injectable biological drugs (monoclonal antibodies), dupilumab (Dupixent) and traleukinumab, which are used in moderate to severe cases.

Types of atopic dermatitis (eczema)

There are many types of atopic dermatitis (eczema) and it differs in location and even in cause, and this is what made it a classification under which a number of different types fall according to the affected area and the type of catalyst for this infection, as we work in the Excellage Clinic to determine the type of infection in proportion to With the clinical case, we mention:

  • Contact dermatitis.
  • Dyshidrosis.
  • Neurodermatitis.
  • Seborrheic eczema.
  • Seborrheic dermatitis.

It is possible to have more than one type of eczema at the same time.

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Here are some questions and answers that will help you know

What are the symptoms of atopic dermatitis (eczema)?

In Excellage Clinic, we review the main symptoms that can be suspected of the presence of skin eczema, as itching, dry skin, and rashes are among the most prominent symptoms that people with atopic dermatitis (eczema) may suffer from.


What are the main causes of atopic dermatitis (eczema)?

  • Dry weather (low humidity).
  • Some fabrics.
  • Cosmetics or skin care products.
  • Smoke and pollutants.
  • Soaps and detergents.
  • Stress or mental health.
  • Touching something you are allergic to.


Can eczema be treated with steroids?

Steroids are one of the most important treatments used in the treatment of atopic dermatitis, but they are not used permanently, as they can cause resistance to them and exacerbate the underlying condition.

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