• Calcineurin Inhibitors Atopic Dermatitis Treatments

    by Callie Hitchcock Atopic dermatitis is an inflammatory disease of the skin that affects infants and children. It can affect adults, but it adults suffer from atopic dermatitis are typically those who developed the condition in childhood. For years, the only available topical treatment was the use of over-the-counter, low-dose...
  • Treatments For Pulmonary Fibrosis

    by Sabrina Runge Pulmonary fibrosis is a lifelong lung condition that gradually advances. This condition involves scarring and hardening of the alveoli of the lungs (air sacs), resulting in trouble breathing and a decrease in oxygen levels in the blood. Physicians diagnose pulmonary fibrosis by performing a comprehensive physical...
  • Valtrex Herpes Medication

    by Sabrina Runge Approved by the FDA in the mid-90s, Valacyclovir—available under the brand name Valtrex—is an antiviral medication prescribed for the treatment of certain viral infections. Who Should Use Valtrex Herpes Medication? For adults, Valtrex may be used to treat herpes zoster (shingles), oral cold sores, and the...
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Management

    by Terra Brown Pulmonary fibrosis is a treatable but incurable condition. The goal of standard treatments for pulmonary fibrosis entails impeding the progression of the disease and easing symptoms. Pulmonary Fibrosis management allows patients to live as normally and healthily as possible. Pulmonary Fibrosis Management Medications The use of...
  • Herpes Medication

    by Sabrina Runge Individuals who experience herpes outbreak use antivirals as herpes medication to relieve the symptoms of the infection. These medications work by lessening the severity and length of flare-ups. While taking antiviral drugs do not cure the infection, it can go a long way in managing the...
  • Atopic Dermatitis Treatment Options

    by Sabrina Runge It is often not very clear-cut in determining whether you have atopic dermatitis, the most common type of eczema. Without consulting with a physician or seeing a dermatologist, it is impossible to know whether you have eczema. During the initial visit to the doctor, patients typically have...
  • Eczema Atopic Dermatitis

    by Sabrina Runge Atopic dermatitis, the most common form of eczema, is a skin condition that is identified with irritated and itchy patches on the skin. Although atopic dermatitis tends to develop in childhood, it can continue into adulthood. Additionally, it can also develop at any age. Atopic dermatitis is...
  • Atopic Dermatitis Hand

    by Chelsea Roh Hand dermatitis is a common disorder that occurs when chronic eczema affects the palmar and dorsal aspects of the hand. It is also known as hand eczema. It can be extremely debilitating as it causes the hands to become extremely painful and cracked. Hand dermatitis accounts for 25%...
  • Atopic Dermatitis Information

    by Terra Brown Atopic dermatitis is the most prevalent eczema type, affecting upwards of 18 million people in the United States. The condition presents itself as patches of red, dry, and itchy skin, usually appearing on the face, arms, and legs. Atopic dermatitis usually develops in infancy, over the course of...