Often beginning at age 5, atopic dermatitis can progress throughout adolescence and maturity. For some patients, flare-ups are followed by protracted remissions.
Having previously had eczema, hay fever, allergies, or asthma is the greatest risk factor for developing atopic dermatitis. Your risk is further increased if you have relatives who suffer from these disorders.
Certain foods, such as eggs and cow’s milk, can cause flares in babies and young children. You can consult our child’s doctor about recognizing possible food allergies.
Once you are aware of the causes of your eczema, Our medical professional will start treatment and offer advice on how to treat your symptoms and avoid flare-ups.
Regular moisturizing and other self-care routines are the first step in the treatment of atopic dermatitis. Our doctor may advise medicated lotions that reduce irritation and aid in skin restoration if these don’t work. They are occasionally used with other treatments. Atopic dermatitis may last for years. To control it, we will offer you a variety of medications over the course of months or years. Additionally, even if medication is effective, symptoms might flare up again.