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Wet Wraps Work Well in Treating Eczema

That burning, all-consuming itch experienced by children with severe eczema can be soothed without the need for powerful oral steroids, showed a July 2014 study evaluating a process of wet clothes swaddling for atopic dermatitis. Wet Wrap Therapy, or WWT, is a treatment for moderate to severe eczema that involves: • Putting the patient in a warm bath for about […]

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LEAP Study Prompts New Peanut Introduction Guidelines for Physicians

The recommendations aim to help physicians implement LEAP findings while formal guidelines are still in the works.

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10 Biggest Pollen Allergy Questions

We take readers’ most frequent spring allergy questions straight to leading experts.

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What LEAP Study’s Results Mean For You

Dr. Scott Sicherer takes on the top practical questions about the LEAP study findings.

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Novel Eczema Drug Giving Patients New Lease On Life

New York researchers at Mount Sinai are easing the relentless itch of ‪eczema‬ with a new drug. Dubbed a “breakthrough” therapy by the FDA, it treats eczema’s source rather than just its symptoms.

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Peanut Allergy and the Skin: Q&A with Dr. Helen Brough

The skin may hold the answer to why some children develop peanut allergies before ever having peanuts, according to new research.

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Woman Develops Severe Food Allergy After Using Skin Cream

Using creams with food-based ingredients on broken skin could cause new food allergies to develop

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Safe Makeup Tips for Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Q. My teenage daughter has eczema (atopic dermatitis) that now seems under control. She’s asking about wearing makeup. What do you think would be safe for her to try?  Dr. Skotnicki: I always like the analogy of atopic eczema and asthma. If you have asthma, you don`t smoke since the smoke may cause a flare-up of […]

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What is Contact Dermatitis?

Q. I have hand eczema that is red, scaly and itchy. My doctor thinks it’s “contact dermatitis” and is sending me for patch testing. Can you tell me about the condition and test? FYI, I’m a caterer, so I do wash my hands a lot. Dr. Skotnicki: Contact dermatitis is a common occupational medical issue. It will occur in occupations where there is exposure […]

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Sucking Baby’s Pacificier May Halt Allergies. Yes, Really.

A study finds that parents who “cleaned” pacifiers with their own saliva exposed their babies to important microbes.

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