Frequent bathing could help in pediatric atopic dermatitis

Dec 09, 2019, 4:30pm



Published in the Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology in Practice, a randomized, single-blind, crossover-controlled trial comparing twice daily soaking baths followed by application of an occlusive moisturizer vs. twice weekly soaking baths in a small pediatric population with atopic dermatitis.

The results: The twice daily bathing method significantly decreased SCORAD compared with twice weekly as an acute treatment intervention with a 30% improvement in SCORAD.

Caregiver assessment was also significantly improved in the twice daily group.

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