Atopic dermatitis (Eczema)

You are unique and so is your skin. Your skin may be oily or dry or it may be sensitive, prone to irritation or allergic reactions. CLINIDERM products work quickly to alleviate and soothe the discomfort that may be caused sensitive, reactive skin. Talk to your physician to see how you can incorporate CLINIDERM products in your daily skin care regimen.

Eczema is a chronic disease that causes long term inflammation of the skin which begins in the first six months of life. The cause of this disease is unknown, although it is believed to be hereditary. Even though eczema is not contagious, severe cases can cause serious health problems; the barrier function of the skin is less effective and an increase in bacterial infections of the skin can be observed. Eczema also has a physiological impact in every day life; it causes feelings of embarrassment and lack of sleep, due the itching sensation associated with this disease.

SYMPTOMS

  • Itching
  • Dryness of the skin
  • Skin inflammation
  • Secondary infection of the skin
  • Frequent flare-ups

FACTS

About 10-15% of adults and 12-25% of all children worldwide suffer form eczema 1
Men and woman are equally affected by eczema, but women tend to experience more severe symptoms 2

  1. www.eczemacanada.ca
  2. www.eczemaguide.ca
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