When a child develops atopic dermatitis, often called eczema, parents frequently feel helpless. The patches of dry, inflamed, and intensely itchy skin can be uncomfortable and even painful. The following links provide you with information that can help you care for your child.

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Atopic Dermatitis: Skin care
Daily Skin Care Essential to Control Atopic Dermatitis

Moisturizing and Cleansing Key to Treating Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis: Bathing
Bathtub Safety for Parents

Bleach Baths May Help Control Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis: Complications
Atopic Dermatitis Increases Risk of Other Medical Conditions

Atopic Dermatitis: Possible Complications

Infection Common in Patients with Eczema

Atopic Dermatitis: Treatment
Proper Treatment Helps Ease Burden of Eczema

Research Uncovers New Treatment Options for Atopic Dermatitis

Safe and Effective Eczema Medications for Young Children

Text Messages May Improve Teen's Eczema

The Truth About "Other" Therapies for Atopic Dermatitis

Atopic Dermatitis: Triggers
Heat, Humidity, and Emotions: Possible Triggers for Atopic Dermatitis

Not Every Child with Atopic Dermatitis Needs Allergy Testing

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Eczema: General

Clinical Trials: Is one right for me?

Doctor, why are you prescribing an ointment?

Treating Eczema During Pregnancy

Treating Eczema with Steroids

Wet Wraps Can Relieve Severe Eczema





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