Adding emollients to bath water for eczema relief doesn’t help improve the condition, but costs a lot more than topical treatments.
Adult AD may be influenced by childhood eczema, though most adults have no memory of childhood eczema.
Drug development for established atopic dermatitis focuses on both managing flares and long-term disease control.
Most moisturizes contain ingredients that are not advertised and could potentially harm some patients, study shows.
Adding caffeine to topical skin treatments would be a simple way to reduce inflammation in patients with atopic dermatitis and psoriasis, suggests a review presented at the Psoriasis: From Gene to Clinic International Congress, which took place in London this week.
The International Eczema Council (IEC) is recommending that the routine use of systemic corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis be discouraged and instead, it should be reserved for special circumstances.
A round-up of the latest products hitting the dermatology market including treatment for eczema and wounds, plus care for rejuvenating procedures.
New recommendations from the International Eczema Council aim to address a question that has gone largely unanswered: When should dermatologists and others prescribe systemic therapy to treat atopic dermatitis?
“Because atopic dermatitis is episodic, its incidence, prevalence, persistence, remission, flare and long-term control require careful definition,” researchers write.
Atopic dermatitis patients have a phobia of topical corticosteroids that is so strong, it’s been described as a “phenomenon.”