Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis

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Dr. Nithin Jayan
Medically Reviewed by Dr. Nithin Jayan, MBBS, DNB
Last Updated on Apr 04, 2018
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Symptoms of Atopic Dermatitis

  • Intense itching
  • Blisters (vesicle formation) with oozing and crusting
  • Skin redness or inflammation around the blisters
  • Rash- Skin lesions begin on the cheeks in infants and may progress to the scalp, arms, trunk, and legs. While in children and older adults the rash is more commonly located in the inner elbow or behind the knee.
  • Dry, leathery skin areas (lichenification)
  • Ear discharge/bleeding

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Turmeric, coconut oil and avocado oil fixes it along with a diet of anti-inflammatory foods/ omega 3.

Skin problems also affects on the stomach and on the side of the thighs. Have these problems on the left side of the body. What is it? Am puzzled.....

writes4fun

Very good information here! One thing I never understand is why blog posts and articles about atopic dermatitis always list the back of the knees and inside the elbows as common locations, but never mention the front of the knees and outside the elbows which is where members of my family most commonly have atopic dermatitis flare ups. I found another good article on this topic: Atopic Eczema

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