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How effective is phototherapy for curing atopic dermatitis?

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
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In brief: Treatment not cure

Phototherapy will likely bring about improvement( it did in 81% of patients in one study), but when the treatments are stopped, the symptoms will gradually recur. To continue to receive benefits, a maintenance program is necessary.

In brief: Treatment not cure

Phototherapy will likely bring about improvement( it did in 81% of patients in one study), but when the treatments are stopped, the symptoms will gradually recur. To continue to receive benefits, a maintenance program is necessary.
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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