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What is the best solution for atopic dermatitis?

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23 Nov 2016 - General
 

i belive most of the people are suffering from atopic dermatitis. I am one of them too.

I have tried tons of steroid cream, ranging from lowest potency to highest potency ( hydrocortisone, desonide lotion, and even clobetasone propionate), and also OTC creams as emollients.

These are some of the products that works for me, how about you?

  1. Steroid cream: Mometasone furate
  2. OTC cream: Physiogel A.I Face Cream (HIGHLY Recommended!)
  3. Antihistamine: Telfast (fexofenadine) > Zyrtec > Bilaxtine

However, i think the best solution is to find the root cause that trigger your allergy reaction and prevent the use of it. After a three-days skin patch test, it was found that I'm allergy to methylisothiazolinone, a chemical that is found in almost 70% of cosmetics and facial products. 

 

According to the American Academy of Dermatology, the application of moisturizers should be an integral part of the treatment of patients with AD as there is strong evidence that their use can reduce disease severity and the need for pharmacologic intervention. Daily bathing is highly encouraged for patients and the use of hypoallergenic lotions and moisturizers is recommended. Topical corticosteroids are recommended for AD-affected individuals who have failed to respond to good skin care and re...
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@chong men yee mandy
The management of atopic dermatitis will depend on the severity of disease. As you already know, there is a huge spectrum of the disease itself ranging from a tiny small patch of discoid eczema to the generalised exfoliative type which may even require hospital admission and IV methylprednisolone.
I would say in general for the mild to moderate ones, I do agree with you using elomet and physio gel AL cream and antihistamine I prefer chlorpheniramine , zyrtec unless ...
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