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Living as an Adult with Atopic Dermatitis

Bleach Bath Basics

Bleach Bath Basics

Bleach baths can be beneficial for people with chronic atopic dermatitis (AD). AD causes breaks in the skin’s protective surface, as does scratching, and that provides an opportunity for bacteria that live... READ MORE
What Are Common Irritants?

What Are Common Irritants?

Atopic dermatitis (AD) damages the skin’s natural barrier, which can make it more sensitive to substances in the environment. These are collectively called irritants because of their ability to irritate the skin.... READ MORE
Symptoms - Thickened Skin (Lichenification)

Symptoms - Thickened Skin (Lichenification)

Chronic atopic dermatitis (AD) can cause patches of thickened skin. The thickened skin is also called lichenified, and the process is called lichenification. Lichenified skin may be darker or lighter than surrounding,... READ MORE
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Can Atopic Dermatitis Hurt?

Can Atopic Dermatitis Hurt?

Atopic dermatitis is the most common form of eczema and while atopic dermatitis is probably most known for the intense itching it causes, it can also cause pain both physically and emotionally.... READ MORE
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