Atopic Eczema

Atopic eczema is otherwise known as atopic dermatitis. It is a common form of eczema that causes the skin to become itchy, dry, and cracked. It occurs commonly in small children. The main symptom is the appearance of a rash on the affected region. It is managed by applying moisturizing cream to the affected area. Applying anti-itch ointment can help to treat eczema.

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My partner has white patches literally from the shoulder to toes. Is it caused due to eczema?

Query: Hi doctor,My girlfriend is 20 years old. She suffers from mild and controllable eczema. But for the past six months, she has some worsening effects due to skin irritation. It has affected her self esteem. She has varied white patches on the skin. It is dry and itchy. Around twenty percent of the bod...  Read Full »


Dr. Rashmi Singh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It is necessary to consult a dermatologist soon and get a biopsy done. As it looks like atopic eczema, your history concurs with it and it is good to rule out other possibilities as the disease is widespread. Apply moisturizer multiple times a day on the affected region...  Read Full »

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