Atopic Dermatitis Atopic DermatitisRelated Health News « Back to Atopic Dermatitis Index Sorted Alphabetically A-Z Sort by popularity Can Herbs Fight Asthma? Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds Dog DNA May Yield Clues to Human Eczema Is Itching Contagious? Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds Stem Cells Yield Lab-Grown Skin, Researchers Say Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema Sorted by Popularity (as on MedicineNet) Sort alphabetically Vitamin D Might Help Kids With Eczema Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study Stem Cells Yield Lab-Grown Skin, Researchers Say Childhood Eczema Often Persists Into Adulthood, Study Finds Staph Bacteria May Play Role in Eczema-Like Rash, Mouse Study Finds Use of Low-Dose Steroid Creams During Pregnancy Won't Affect Baby: Study Dog DNA May Yield Clues to Human Eczema Can Herbs Fight Asthma? Is Itching Contagious? Suggested Reading on Atopic Dermatitis by Our Doctors Related Diseases & Conditions 15 articles Rash The word "rash" means an outbreak of red bumps on the body. The way people use this term, "a rash" can refer to many different skin conditions. The most Hives Hives, also called urticaria, is a raised, itchy area of skin that is usually a sign of an allergic reaction. The allergy may be to food or medications, Itching Itching can be a common problem. Itches can be localized or generalized. There are many causes of itching to include: infection (jock itch, vaginal itch), Allergy (Allergies) An allergy refers to a misguided reaction by our immune system in response to bodily contact with certain foreign substances. When these allergens come Dry Skin Dry skin (xeroderma) may be caused by external factors, like cold temperatures, low humidity, harsh soaps, and certain medications, or internal factors, Eosinophilic Esophagitis Eosinophilic esophagitis is an inflammation of the esophagus. Eosinophilic esophagitis has many causes including acid reflux, heartburn, viruses, medications Stress Stress occurs when forces from the outside world impinge on the individual. Stress is a normal part of life. However, over-stress, can be harmful. There Swimmer's Ear Swimmer's ear (external otitis) is an infection of the skin that covers the outer ear canal. Causes of swimmer's ear include excessive water exposure that Eczema Eczema refers to skin inflammation. There are many different types of eczema that produce symptoms and signs that range from oozing blisters to crusty Keratosis Pilaris Keratosis pilaris (KP) is a common skin disorder in which small white or red bumps appear around hair follicles on the upper arms, thighs, buttocks, and Dandruff (Seborrhea) Dandruff (seborrhea) is a skin disorder that results from neither too much moisture nor too much oil. Dandruff can be treated with shampoos that contain Genetic Disease Genetic disease is a disorder or condition caused by abnormalities in a person's genome. Types of genetic inheritance include single inheritance (for example, Eye Care Many common eye disorders resolve without treatment and some may be managed with over-the-counter (OTC) products. It's important to visit a physician or Molluscum Contagiosum Molluscum contagiosum is a skin disease that causes pink painless bumps on the skin. It typically resolves in six to 12 months. Cryotherapy, laser therapy, Asthma Asthma is a condition in which hyperreactive airways constrict and result in symptoms like wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath. Causes of asthma Medications 20 articles Procedures & Tests 2 articles Pictures, Images & Quizzes 19 articles Doctor's & Expert's Views 6 articles Health News 8 articles Health Features 0 articles STAY INFORMED Get the latest health and medical information delivered direct to your inbox!