WHAT IS ATOPIC DERMATITIS?
FROM CAUSES TO SOLUTIONS, HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW.

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Atopic dermatitis is a skin condition that runs in families and primarily affects children. Atopic skin is constitutionally dry with an impaired “barrier function”. Some allergens may penetrate the skin and cause inflammation. Result? Intense itching, which affects sleep and quality of life. Atopic dermatitis needs specific treatment during flare-ups and a suitable maintenance routine:


• Cleanse gently with a soap substitute
• Apply emollient at least twice daily
• Shower immediately after sport then apply emollient
• Rebalance your skin’s friendly bacteria

TRUE
OR FALSE

ATOPIC DERMATITIS
CAN BE CONTAGIOUS.

FALSE

Atopic dermatitis or eczema is a genetic disease and is in no way contagious. The treatment for atopic dermatitis symptoms is based on soap substitutes, emollients and topical corticosteroids.
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ATOPIC DERMATITIS
DISAPPEARS OVER TIME.

TRUE

Depending onthe child, atopic dermatitis can last between a few months or years. Half ofchildren with atopic eczema as babies are cured by the age of five. In some cases, atopic eczema persists into adulthood, but this is impossible to predict. Thereis no definitive cure for eczema, but it can be managed with the right treatment.
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ECZEMA FLARE-UPS CAN
BE TRIGGERED BY STRESS.

TRUE

We can’t explain why,but experts have acknowledged that emotions, shock and stress can play asignificant role in triggering eczema flare-ups. However, atopic dermatitis is also known to be a genetic disorder. If stress is a trigger for you, look into stress management techniques such as mindfulness.
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CAN DIET
AGGRAVATE ECZEMA?

TRUE

Certain foods can actas eczema triggers and cause flare-ups. If you think food may be an aggravatingfactor for eczema in you or your child, see a doctor as they can run bloodtests and skin prick tests to see if you are allergic to different foods (the usualsuspects are peanuts, milk, soy, wheat,fish and egg).
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