Atopic Dermatitis Information
Atopic dermatitis affects 10-20% of children and 1-3% of adults worldwide. It is more prevalent in developed countries and urban areas. The condition often begins in infancy or childhood and can persist into adulthood. Atopic dermatitis is more common in individuals with a family history of other allergic diseases, such as asthma or hay fever.
What is Atopic Dermatitis?
Atopic dermatitis is an inflammatory skin condition (often chronic) that causes itchy, red, and scaly rashes. It is commonly found in children but can occur in adults as well. Its exact cause is unknown. However, it can develop secondary to a combination of genetic and environmental factors. Stress, temperature changes, and certain irritants can exacerbate symptoms. (1)
This blog post will explore the symptoms, causes, and treatment options for atopic dermatitis. Whether you suffer from this condition or know someone who does, this article will provide valuable information about managing atopic dermatitis and improving skin health.