Atopic dermatitis, also called eczema, is actually a very common skin condition, especially in infants and children. Some adults also have atopic dermatitis, but often the condition clears up as one gets older. This is not a serious skin condition, and it is very treatable. Here is what you need to know about atopic dermatitis and how it is treated.
What Is Atopic Dermatitis?
Atopic dermatitis is also known as eczema, and it is a skin condition that causes dry and very itchy skin. Often, the condition leads to open sores due to scratching because the itch can be nearly unbearable. The predisposition for atopic dermatitis is hereditary, although not everyone will have it even if it runs in the family.Continue reading “What Is Atopic Dermatitis, and How Is It Treated?”