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Atopic Dermatitis

Certain skin conditions can be so troubling to deal with alone. Of the many skin rashes that can plague us, atopic dermatitis, or eczema, is perhaps one of the most uncomfortable. This condition can have many different causes depending on the way it presents itself. Worse still, depending on the specific form of this issue, it can cause the skin to blister, ooze, crust, or flake. Addressing these symptoms with over-the-counter medication is far from ideal. To really get at the heart of the matter, you need a dependable team of professionals. At Coastal Dermatology + Aesthetics, we’re happy to offer effective dermatological solutions along with the care you need to feel at ease.

How Does Atopic Dermatitis Occur?

Atopic dermatitis usually develops early in a child’s first year. After that, most kids begin to overcome eczema by their mid-teens. However, sometimes severe eczema can persist into adulthood. More often than not, this issue can appear in those who have allergies such as asthma and hay fever. Thankfully, this condition is not contagious. However, scalp eczema as well as skin rashes on the hands, back, and torso, can be very uncomfortable.


What Are the Symptoms of Eczema?

Classic eczema symptoms include redness, a grainy appearance to the skin, tiny fluid-filled blisters, and scabs. Irritants such as certain soaps, wool, low humidity, heat, sweating, and sometimes emotional stress can exacerbate these symptoms. Moreover, those struggling with atopic dermatitis should minimize their exposure to dust mites, pollen, mold and certain foods. If you notice any of these symptoms on your skin, we can provide you with effective treatment options to help manage your condition.

Atopic Dermatitis Treatment Options

Treating atopic dermatitis is an ongoing process, but we’re here to help you every step of the way. Though this issue is not life-threatening, it can cause an extraordinary amount of discomfort. When you visit Coastal Dermatology + Aesthetics, Dr. Kilcline and our staff will take the time to assess your skin and determine what triggered your symptoms. Afterward, we will provide you with a range of treatment options to help you feel better. Some of the skin rash treatments we offer for this issue include:


Treating Eczema in San Luis Obispo, CA

Whether you’re struggling with eczema on your eyelids, your hands, your scalp, or any other region on your body, we can help. The health of your skin is our top priority and we’re ready to treat your condition in the comfort of our friendly San Luis Obispo center. To get in touch with our team, please fill out the form below, or give us a call at (805) 544-5567. We look forward to meeting you!

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