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Seborrheic dermatitis treatment

September 26th, 2007 · No Comments

It is important to realise that the treatment of Seborrheic dermatitis is aimed at control of the disease and not at cure. The reason for that is simply that there are no known cures for Seborrheic dermatitis. That off course does not mean that you will be suffering from Seborrheic dermatitis indefinitely. The disease can [...]

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Pimecrolimus (Elidel)

September 26th, 2007 · No Comments

Pimecrolimus (Elidel) is an immunosuppressant derived from Ascomycin. Ascomycin is produced by the fungus Streptomyces hygroscopicus. Topical Pimecrolimus (Elidel) become available for prescription around 2001.
Pimecrolimus (Elidel) cream comes in one strength (1%) and is available in 30g, 60g and 100g tubes. The most important use for Pimecrolimus (Elidel) cream is to treat Atopic Dermatitis. The [...]

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Itching. How to relieve it.

September 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

There are many reasons for itching. In this article we will asume that you are itching because of your Atopic Dermatitis.
The moment you find yourself thinking that the itching is going to drive you mad, you should immediately also decide if you are applying enough moisturizers.
Remember Atopic Dermatitis is not a condition that can be [...]

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Fed up of cream! Now what?

September 26th, 2007 · 1 Comment

First, relax….
No, eczema can’t be cured. Yes, there is a chance you can have eczema for life. Yes, you might have to apply creams for perhaps the rest of your life! And yes, you do have one of the most frustrating conditions there is.
Please, have your moments of despair, but never, never, [...]

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