Treating Moderate to Severe Eczema
Eczema is a very common skin condition seen frequently in the United States. The term “eczema” encompasses several subtypes of skin rashes, with the most common being atopic dermatitis. Atopic dermatitis is a chronic inflammatory skin condition often starting in early childhood. The disease is considered multifactorial, meaning it’s caused by a combination of genetic, environmental and immune-related factors. Most patients with atopic dermatitis experience itchy rashes with dry skin and high levels of IgE, or infection-fighting antibodies, in the blood.
Because eczema is multifaceted and can vary greatly in severity and symptoms experienced, a thorough understanding of treatment options is important.
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