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I have atopic dermatitis so how do I stop the itching?

Moisturize. Keep the skin moisturized with sensitive skin products. Don't over dry the skin with hot baths. Avoid dryer sheets. And fragranced products. Read more...

I have atopic dermatitis; so how do I stop the itching?

Itching. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) can be taken orally to prevent itching. Also, proper care of site with lubrication and any other prescribed meds by your doctor to prevent any future drying. Read more...

Can atopic dermatitis occur on scalp in a 19 year old adult?

Yes. Several other skin conditions also occur. Best to see a dermatologist. Is there eczema anywhere else? Itch? Any treatment so far? Scales or flakes? Read more...

Atopic dermatitis, scalp really itchy, when used baby shampoo, got worse, w hat should I do?

Don't use baby shamp. Baby shampoo is TERRIBLE for an itchy scalp. It is the wrong pH. The pH keeps it from burring little eyes, but it is not good for your hair. Probably made it worse. Selsun Blue is a better choice.There are also prescriptions that a physician could prescribe. Read more...

My daughter is 3 and at 1 she was diagnosed w/eczema and atopic dermatitis. Her scalp after bath w/itchy & flakey like dandruff. Nothing wrks, help! ?

Itchy scalp. Eczema can be difficult and requires very consistent treatment. Be sure you are not washing her hair every night, as this dries it out and can actually make things worse. You also want to avoid washing the scalp too harshly when you do wash her hair (no more than twice a week). You can use sensitive skin shampoos or deep conditioning treatments. Sometimes medical shampoos are required. Read more...
Eczema=atopic. Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma. It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It's best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, baths every other day, and using a sensitive skin lotion at least 3 times daily, even when the rash isn't there. Cortisone ointment helps, too. If doing this doesn't help enough, she should see her doctor. Read more...