Diseases and side effects

How atopic dermatitis manifests

How atopic dermatitis manifests

The atopic dermatitis, commonly known as atopic eczema,is a chronic skin condition characterized by the appearance of a scaly eruptions and although it mainly affects infants and children, can also occur in adults. the exact causes of this condition are unknown but it has been shown that certain factors such as genetic, living in cold climates have asthma or seasonal allergies or that cause some people have a greater risk of suffering than others. So you know identify the signs of this disease on your skin, in this article we explain unComo how atopic dermatitis manifests.

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First, it is useful to know that the atopic skin It is characterized by a lack of moisturizing ingredients in the skin as is the case of amino acids, besides forming lipids is not performed properly. This makes the protective barrier of the skin is weaker and thus the inner layers are damaged more easily and have a greater tendency to suffer from certain infections.


Among the main Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis, We find the emergence of rashes or blisters liquid oozing with scratching and eventually crusting end. In this situation, it is essential to avoid scratching eczema because otherwise it could lead to areas of raw skin and skin lesions more severe. Should take special care in cases of infants and very young children because they do not understand that they can not scratch and wounds could even get infected, so it is recommended that you consult your pediatrician for you to communicate how can relieve itching your little one.


A part of these skin lesions, atopic dermatitis is a condition that causes extreme dryness in the dermis, pruritus, itching and intense itching, swelling and redness. Both inflammation and redness around the blisters appear and consequently a change in normal skin color. It is also normal that there are areas where the skin is much thicker than the rest of the body and has an appearance of leather, which is what is called lichenification; this is very common, especially just after scratching or prolonged irritation.