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Atopic dermatitis (diseases)

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic skin disease, often referred to as eczema. Atopic dermatitis causes chronic irritation, swelling, and itching of the skin and commonly affects children or young adolescents. Atopic dermatitis can affect adults as well, although over 85% of adults who have it received their first outbreak of more...

Dermatitis (diseases)

Dermatitis is the result of inflammation and irritation of the skin. While commonly referred to as eczema, dermatitis can occur as many various types of skin irritation and comes from various causes. Dermatitis is not contagious and is not in anyway life threatening. It is an annoyance for most patients. more...



Elidel, which is generically prescribed as pimecrolimus topical, is commonly used to treat severe atopic dermatitis when other treatments have failed. Elidel is a topical immunosuppressant, which curtails the body’s immune system to fight the effects of s more...

Seborrheic dermatitis (diseases)

Seborrheic dermatitis is a skin disorder affecting the scalp. It is also known as cradle cap when it occurs in infants. While it can affect the scalp and cause stubborn dandruff, it also affects the face, chest, back, and other areas that are especially oily, appearing wither with more...