Atopic Dermatitis

About "Atopic Dermatitis"

Atopic dermatitis or eczema is a skin condition where the skin becomes red, itchy, and sensitive. It is a long-lasting disease and is usually accompanied by asthma or hay fever. Treatment is done applying cream to reduce itching and to treat other infections.

Related Terms: Eczema, Dry Skin, Acne, Chemical Peeling, Psoriasis, Dandruff, Alopecia Areata

Recently Answered Questions


Atopic Dermatitis - a Chronic Relapsing Skin Disease
Article Overview: Atopic dermatitis is a chronic disease, which usually manifests for the first time in infancy or childhood. But, it usually improves with age.  Read Article »
Dr. Suvash Sahu
Dermatologist

Atopic dermatitis is an endogenous eczema (eczema due to internal causes) characterized by extreme itchiness and recurrent symmetric eczematous dermatitis. The involvement of a site depends on the age of the patients. This chronic eczema is one of the atopic conditions and together with asthma and h ...  Read Article »
 
What Is Atopic Dermatitis?
Article Overview: Atopic dermatitis is an itchy skin condition in which skin is very dry. This condition starts in childhood, even in infancy.  Read Article »
Dr. Rabia
Dermatologist

Atopic dermatitis is an itchy skin condition in which skin is very dry. This condition starts in childhood, even in infancy. Apart from dryness, these individuals can have other features of atopy like sneezing, asthma, allergic rhinitis (runny nose), and watering from eyes. A family history of atopy ...  Read Article »
 
Can you suggest any effective ayurvedic oil for atopic dermatitis?
Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is suffering from atopic dermatitis from the past five years. She is going to be 6 years old in a few months. We have taken her to multiple doctors including allopathy, ayurveda, homeopathy, etc. Could you please suggest any effective ayurvedic oils for giving relief to he...  Read Full »
Dr. Ishwar Chandra Rai
Ayurveda Specialist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Atopic dermatitis is very common in children. It may cause itchy, red and dry skin. Sometimes it happens due to allergies. Chronic dermatitis or eczema needs regular medications for long time to get better results.  Read Full »
 
My baby is suffering from eczema. Please suggest some treatment.
Query: Hi doctor, My 5 months old baby has pretty bad eczema. Just recently, he had a bad flare-up in which he was weeping from both legs, arms, hands and cheeks. For 80% of the day he is suffering with rash and seems to have no relief at all. He scratches and cries continuously throughout the day and wak...  Read Full »
Dr. Babu Lal Meena
Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. This is atopic dermatitis. It has many causes. Most common is due to allergy to various dietary protein or external stimuli. We need to elicit the history properly and need to do investigations to delineate the cause. First we will do basic investigation then we will p...  Read Full »
 
Which skin repair products can be used to treat uneven tone with swollen eyelids and lips?
Query: Hi doctor, I have been struggling with skin problems since I was a baby. I was told I have eczema and not allowed to eat things like tin food and my body gets itchy when I play in the grass and after taking a bath. I get a rash, teary eyes, runny nose, when seasons change my skin gets dry too espec...  Read Full »
Dr. Rabia
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You are suffering from atopic dermatitis. You have a family history of atopy. You have all the symptoms of atopy that is runny nose, eyes problem and now swelling. It is a condition in which a person has an inherent tendency of being allergic to so many things. We have a ...  Read Full »
 
Can you help me in getting my itching treated?
Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from itching in different parts of the body for the last three years. It increases during winter season, though it stays in summer season also. I had a past history of head dandruff, face itch and rashes, which was cured and relieved. At present, I am facing problem of i...  Read Full »
Dr. Jyotisterna Mittal
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to be suffering from atopic dermatitis. Do you suffer from any allergies? Is there any history of asthma in your family? Moisturizers, which are specially meant for such conditions and other medicines can be used. For example Aveeno or Cetaphil DAM lotion. I...  Read Full »
 
After applying Permethrin for scabies my baby got rashes. What to do now?
Query: Hi doctor, My 4.5 months old baby girl was diagnosed with scabies before a month. Her pediatrician advised to apply Permethrin both for mother and baby. After applying she got new rashes all over the body, especially on face, around cheeks and both lower legs, feet and sole. Now on her back three or...  Read Full »
Dr. Atishay Bukharia
Cosmetologist, Dermatologist, Family Physician, General Practitioner, HIV AIDS Specialist, Plastic Surgeon, Venereologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Please send the photographs of the lesion. She might be suffering from atopic dermatitis. I can able to give a definite diagnosis only after seeing the lesion. Revert back with the photographs to a dermatologist online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/d...  Read Full »
 
What are the causes of flaky white patches on a baby's forehead?
Query: Hi doctor, My baby is four months old. He has white patches on his forehead and around his eyes. They are flaky and little skin peels off. I am much worried. Please help.  Read Full »
Dr. Bharatesh Devendra Basti
Dermatologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. It may be due to seborrheic dermatitis (itchy red rash with flaky scales) or atopic dermatitis or simple dryness. Please consult a dermatologist for examination and management. Use mild soap or cleanser for face wash. You can also use a moisturizer.  Read Full »
 
My hands are rough and dry. There are many lines on my palm. Suggest me some treatment.
Query: Hi, My hands are extremely rough since childhood. I am 17 years old now. I have tried almost everything to get rid of this problem. I also have so many lines on my palm and fingers. Suggest me some treatment.  Read Full »
Dr. Kakkar S
Dermatologist, HIV AIDS Specialist, Venereologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Hyperlinearity (lines in the palm and fingers) of palms is a feature of a condition called atopic dermatitis. These patients, in general have dry skin in their palms, soles and elsewhere as well. I would suggest you to use a moisturizer twice daily upon the dry ar...  Read Full »
 
What causes itchy spots with pus?
Query: Hello doctor, My 15 month old baby is having spots with pus. It is itchy and scaly. The spots have increased in a week. It seems to heal, but then they appear in other region. I have attached the photos. Kindly check them. Thank you.  Read Full »
Dr. Gaurang Gupta
Dermatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have gone through the photos (attachment removed to protect patient identity). You child has atopic eczema (atopic dermatitis). He scratched it a lot and so the lesion got infected. Basically, two things have to be in mind. First, we need to treat atopic ecz...  Read Full »
 
 
 

 

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