While eczema is most common in children, it can strike at any age. Leon Brown M.D., private practice dermatologist in Takoma Park, Maryland can assess and treat eczema conditions. Small outbreaks can become big ones, so, call his office today for an appointment.
The precise cause of eczema, or atopic dermatitis, isn’t known, though there are several factors thought to combine to create the condition. Healthy skin protects against substances like allergens, bacteria, and irritants. Skin that’s prone to eczema may have some or all of these traits:
Eczema in adults is linked to those with a family history of eczema, allergies, hay fever, and asthma, as well as those working in the healthcare field.
There are many complications arising from eczema. A patient may experience any number of these, alone or together.
Though there are many treatments, eczema is persistent and symptoms may return, even after it’s been brought under control. It’s common to use different treatments over time as some may work better than others. Common treatments include:
Dr. Brown accepts most insurances. Please contact the office for further insurance information.
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