Understanding Atopic Dermatitis (AD)?

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March 20, 2018

What is atopic dermatitis? Atopic dermatitis (also referred to as AD) is the most prevalent type of eczema. In fact, more than 18 million American adults have atopic dermatitis — which will often form a red, itchy rash generally on the cheeks, arms, and legs. Atopic dermatitis rash on an adult arm Serious atopic dermatitis on an adult arm Atopic dermatitis often starts during childhood, normally in the initial six…

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What is Skin Eczema?

April 14, 2016

Eczema is a condition which causes the skin to become inflamed and irritated. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis, atopic eczema. Atopic refers to a grouping of diseases that has inherited a tendency to develop allergic conditions such as hay fever and asthma. Eczema affects are a significant percentage of infants, anywhere from 10% to 20% of children suffer from eczema. Nearly 3% of adults and…

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