What is atopic skin?
In this post we are going to talk about a topic that I am sure you will be interested in., well if you don't suffer, surely you know someone close to you with the well-known atopic skin. Winter is a time when this disease is most suffered, due to dry skin from the cold.
First of all, we must know what atopic skin is and why it is characterized.
Atopic dermatitis is a chronic, inflammatory skin condition that causes severe itching. Usually manifests from infancy. It is called "atopic" because it does not affect a specific area, but it can affect different parts of the body.
At the time of dermatitis onset, the child may experience the following symptoms:
- Dry Skin.
- presence of erythema, vesicles, scabs and eczema.
When the disease becomes chronic in adulthood, symptoms become more intrusive; in addition to those mentioned above, can be added:
- skin thickening.
- appearance of papules.
- very intense itching.
- fissures with presence of blood.
- Sensitivity to skin infections due to the presence of eczema, that promotes the growth of bacteria.
The Spanish Institute's Atopic Skin line is specially designed for protective hygiene and complete care of atopic skin., sensitive and dry. You can find a specific product for each area of the body: Body lotion, handcream, shampoos… Since each area requires different care.
A recommendation to follow is to maintain hygiene and use the ideal products for this type of skin., so as not to cause major eruptions. Always consult with a dermatologist.