O que é a Dermatite Atópica?

Atopic dermatitis is a chronic disease that targets the skin. It is most commonly called eczema or atopic eczema. Atopic dermatitis is usually found in patients that have an”atopic tendency”. These only mean they have a high risk of acquiring atopic diseases such as atopic dermatitis, hay fever and asthma as they’ve inherited it from their parents or other relatives. This isn’t contagious, meaning that the disease can’t be spread from one person to another. It’s not known how the disease is spread but physicians are looking at environmental and hereditary factors. Additionally it is a malfunction of a body’s immune system if there is an absence of a protein known as cytokine and higher amount of different cytokines which can lead to inflammation of the skin. Atopic dermatitis causes one’s skin to become unbearably itchy. Scratching can lead to swelling (inflammation), cracking and crusting. The most common symptoms are itchy and dry skin resulting in rashes on the face, feet, hands and other joints. These symptoms appear mostly on kids and their conditions will improve or disappear as they grow older. Sometimes, however, it won’t enhance or their condition will have abrupt shocks. Sometimes it will develop to asthma or hay fever. Accurate diagnosis of it isn’t that easy. The doctor will likely ask whether a parent or some other relative has obtained the disease before (or even hay fever and asthma). They’ll also ask whether the patient was exposed to possible irritants like dust, smoke or additives and detergents. However, there’s absolutely no current test that could really know if a person is suffering with this. The doctor will need to see the patient several times to track and rule out other diseases. Once diagnosis have been done, treatment may be completed in months or for instances where the disease began in youth, even years. Treatment requires reducing one’s exposure to irritants. These include having to avoid certain areas like the beach or smoky regions generally. Another possible treatment is routine application of lashes to skin and likely use of topical steroids to ease on itchiness caused by the disease. These ought to be carried out with utmost care since they may supply more allergic reaction to a patient’s skin. Other doctors also have found flaxseed oil to be important in treating bronchial dermatitis. Flaxseed oil is found in a slim plant called flax plant (Linum usitatissimum) which has a history of therapeutic wonders. Flaxseed oil is derived by pressing flaxseeds to generate therapeutic oil that’s full of EFA (essential fatty acids). EFA are valuable because the body needs them to work but can’t manufacture them independently. One EFA found in flaxseed oil is omega-3 fatty acid which assists in lowering the risk of cardiovascular disease and other ailments. Flaxseed oil also owns EFA that gives it its skin-healing power. Red and itchy patches of skin resulting from it frequently respond to EFA from flaxseed oil. These EFA have anti inflammatory and skin-soothing activities which will help a patient recover from atopic dermatitis or provide relief from the itchiness.

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