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What Is The Treatment Of Dermatitis

What Is The Treatment Of DermatitisDermatitis is kind of skin disease which known as eczema, it is inflammation of the skin. It is characterized by itchy, erythematous, vesicular, weeping, and crusting patches. The term eczema is also commonly used to describe atopic dermatitis also known as atopic eczema.

When it comes to the treatment of dermatitis,definitely there are various treatments.but doctor suggest that we patients have to figure out our own situation in order to get a reasonable treatment for it.So the first step in treating contact dermatitis is to wash the attack area with clean water in order to remove all stimulate factors. Sometimes it is best to do nothing because even low-strength, OTC medicine can worsen the condition. the wet dressings, drying lotions, or anti-itch creams or lotions may reduce itching situation.

However, as for the atopic dermatitis , it actually is a chronic condition that is not curable. , it can solve over time by identifying and avoiding specific case environmental triggers . Itching can be relieved with ice bags , an oatmeal bath, or oatmeal soap. In the most cases,doctor may prescribe a corticosteroid for the inflammation and an antihistamine for the itching. Finally, some people find phototherapy (application of artificial ultraviolet light) helpful for treating symptoms.

Treatments for contact dermatitis

The first and most important step in treating contact dermatitis is to wash the area with water, and try to avoid further contact with the stimulation, and then see if the condition clean up on its own. Doctor suggest that medications should be used only if needed,because some treatments can actually worsen the condition. Treatments for contact dermatitis are as following:

Pimecrolimus cream

Corticosteroids, like hydrocortisone cream:Cort-Dome, Dermacort, Hytone, Synacort, betamethasone dipropionate (Diprosone, flurandrenolide (Cordran), fluticasone propionate (Cultivate), and triamcinolone acetonide . High- and very high-strength corticosteroids for atopic dermatitis include betamethasone dipropionate (Diprosone), fluocinonide (Lidex), triamcinolone (Kenalog), and clobetasol propionate (Temovate).

Tacrolimus ointment (Protopic)

Treatments for atopic dermatitis

In addition, there is a indicator that medications are not stongly suggested for treating atopic dermatitis, it is a chronic condition that is not curable can be controlled properly. However, in the most cases, doctor may advocate a corticosteroid for the inflammation and an antihistamine for itching. Here are some treatment :

Use of ice bags or cool, wet compresses with aluminum acetate solution to relieve itch

Take a oatmeal bath or oatmeal soap to relieve itch

Phototherapy treatment ( artificial ultraviolet light)

Oral antihistamines for itching , such as cetirizine hydrochloride (Zyrtec), diphenhydramine (Benadryl), fexofenadine (Allegra).


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