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What is causes you to get atopic dermatitis?

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Dr. Anlin Xu
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
2 doctors agree

In brief: Many factors

There is no single cause for atopic dermatitis.
There r some common factors that a lot of ad patients share, such as dry skin, not producing enough natural antibiotics on the skin. But there are individual factors, such as food allergy, which can play an important role in some patients.

In brief: Many factors

There is no single cause for atopic dermatitis.
There r some common factors that a lot of ad patients share, such as dry skin, not producing enough natural antibiotics on the skin. But there are individual factors, such as food allergy, which can play an important role in some patients.
Dr. Anlin Xu
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
AD is a complex genetic disease that is common and often found in individuals who have other allergic problems. There are many problems with the fillagrin, T-cell responses, cytokine responses and secondary infections with Staph
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Body chemistry

We all need essential fatty acids in our diet.
In the case of atopia there is a defective. Enzyme that normally produces important substances called eicosanoids from these fatty acids. See a nutritionist physician who is aware of the very easy dietary treatment using epa and gla. And other nutrients. Stop taking sugar.

In brief: Body chemistry

We all need essential fatty acids in our diet.
In the case of atopia there is a defective. Enzyme that normally produces important substances called eicosanoids from these fatty acids. See a nutritionist physician who is aware of the very easy dietary treatment using epa and gla. And other nutrients. Stop taking sugar.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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