Effect of bathing on atopic dermatitis during the summer season

  title={Effect of bathing on atopic dermatitis during the summer season},
  author={Hakyoung Kim and Jeongsuk Ban and Mi-Ran Park and Do Yong Kim and Hye-Young Kim and Youngshin Han and Kangmo Ahn and Jihyun Kim},
  booktitle={Asia Pacific allergy},
BACKGROUND There are little objective data regarding the optimal practice methods of bathing, although bathing and the use of moisturizers are the most important facets to atopic dermatitis (AD) management. OBJECTIVE We performed this study to evaluate the effect of bathing on AD. METHODS Ninety-six children with AD were enrolled during the summer season. Parents were educated to bathe them once daily with mildly acidic cleansers, and to apply emollients for 14 days. Parents recorded the… CONTINUE READING

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