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Treatments for Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

The treatment and management of eczema may include lifestyle changes, medications, phototherapy, and alternative and complementary therapies. The goal of these treatments is to reduce or alleviate skin irritation and other symptoms of eczema.

Treatment may involve the following:


There are no surgical procedures for the treatment of eczema at this time.

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References:

Atopic dermatitis. EBSCO DynaMed Plus website. Available at: http://www.dynamed.com/topics/dmp~AN~T115212/Atopic-dermatitis. Updated June 1, 2016. Accessed October 4, 2016.
Last reviewed December 2014 by Michael Woods, MD
Last Updated: 12/20/2014

 

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