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Atopy (Definition)

Atopy usually dignifies atopic dermatitis. Some people call it eczema. It is a condition which affects the skin with dryness, redness, itchiness. It is probably brought on by allergy, but in most instances we don't know ...Read more


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How does you cure or reduce the symptoms of adult atopy? Tired of skin reactions to various things.

Atopy: There is no cure for atopy which is not usually a reaction to outside things but rather an internal problem. Prescription strength steroid creams and moisturizers are effective at minimizing the signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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How can i remove the atopy symptom ?

How can i remove the atopy symptom ?

Broad question: if you mean allergy symptom(s), they are several, your best bet is to see an allergist, good luck ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: atopy?

What is the definition or description of: atopy?

Atopy: Atopy usually dignifies atopic dermatitis. Some people call it eczema. It is a condition which affects the skin with dryness, redness, itchiness. It is probably brought on by allergy, but in most instances we don't know what the cause is. ...Read more

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I need to get information on atopy treament. What website do I go to?

I need to get information on atopy treament. What website do I go to?

Desensitization: Wikipedia - in pharmacology, desensitization is the loss of responsiveness to the continuing or increasing dose of a drug. Also termed tachyphylaxis, downregulation, fade or drug tolerance. ...Read more

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Is atopy different thing from atopic dermatitis?

Is atopy different thing from atopic dermatitis?

They're related: Atopy is the medical term lay folks equate with "allergy". It's a general term. Atopic dermatitis is a particular form of atopy. Specifically it's an allergic response within the dermis, which is the connective tissue under the skin. Many know it as eczema. People can have chronic issues exacerbated by flare ups. Pts can often be treated by their pcp. Derm referral may be needed for severe cases. ...Read more

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What's difference between atopy and eczema?

What's difference between atopy and eczema?

Closely related: Atopic dermatitis: localized skin reaction related to overreaction of the body immune system to external allergenic substance in contact with skin, eczema dermatitis: skin disorder related to abnormal collagen fibers that is manifested by dry, eczematous skin with recurrent exacerbations mostly related to localized or systemic triggering factors. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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