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Related to atopic disease: eczema, atopy, serum sickness

atopic

 [ah-top´ik]
1. displaced; ectopic.
2. pertaining to atopy.

a·top·ic

(ă-top'ik),
1. Relating to or marked by atopy.
2. Allergic.
[G. atopos, out of place; strange]

atopic

/atop·ic/ (a-top´ik) (ah-top´ik)
2. pertaining to atopy; allergic.

atopic

(ā-tŏp′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or caused by a hereditary predisposition to developing allergic reactions, such as hay fever, asthma, or urticaria, after exposure to specific antigens such as pollen, food, and insect venoms.

at′o·py (ăt′ə-pē) n.

atopic

[ātop′ik]
Etymology: Gk, a + topos, not place
pertaining to a hereditary tendency to experience immediate allergic reactions such as asthma or vasomotor rhinitis because of the presence of an antibody (atopic reagin) in the skin and sometimes the bloodstream. atopy [at′opē] , n.

atopic

adjective
(1) Ectopic (obsolete).
(2) Pertaining to atopy.

a·top·ic

(ā-top'ik)
Relating to or marked by atopy; allergic.
[G. atopos, out of place; strange]

a·top·ic

(ā-top'ik)
1. Relating to or marked by atopy.
2. Allergic.
[G. atopos, out of place; strange]

atopic

1. displaced; ectopic.
2. pertaining to atopy.

atopic asthma
see allergic asthma.
atopic dermatitis
called also atopic disease, allergic inhalant dermatitis. See canine atopy.
atopic disease
see atopic dermatitis (above).
atopic rhinitis
see enzootic nasal granuloma, atopy.

Patient discussion about atopic

Q. I have atopic dermatitis and its been out of control : ( i was wondering any suggestions what to do? This past year i have experienced 2 bacterial infections due to my open soars as well as a viral infection in which i was hospitalized. im so fusterated and scared i dont know what to do.. i personally dont think that creams and ointments work all that well. From what i have gathered eczema comes from the inside out? :S i also have allergies i tend to be allergic to everything environmental, animals dust, mold, as well as oral allergy syndrom to alot of foods. which is very difficult. i have been to numerous doctors and specialsist and they dont know what to do. the next step is to put me on an oral medication, sure it prevents it from coming but there are also alot of disadvantages to taking the pill. They also wanted me to go for uvb lights which are knowen to treat psriosis, which personalyy i dont feel it helps me ..realie.. eczema and psriosis are 2 totally diff skin diseases.. someone . PLEASEE HELP .. : )

A. I like the apple cider idea and hope that works for you. But I have a client who has suffered the same as you with her dermatitis and was also hospitalized with mirca staph infection. Her dr. has agreed to refer her to a mayo clinic I will come back and let you know what they do and if it works. God bless you hun and stay strong!!
it might be a while but I will come bk and let u know what they say :)

Q. My son has atopic dermatitis that is treated with topical cream. Is he in a greater risk for other diseases? My 1 year old son has atopic dermatitis. We treat him with topical cream and he is getting better. What kind of a diseases is this? Is he in a greater risk for other diseases because of his skin lesions?

A. Atopic dermatitis is an immunological disease. As a guy that has many allergies I can say that i believe the best treatment is not topical cream. You need to find what causes the allergy and to exclude it from your life. This way you prevent the disease not just treat its symptoms.

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Atopic diseases are seen somewhat more frequently in patients with migraine and IgE levels during attack increase more in patients with both migraine and allergic diseases than in patients with migraine who are not allergic, and the frequency of attacks is higher in atopic patients.
In each case, the infants were at high risk for atopic diseases based on family history; either the mother or father had a history of asthma or allergy.
Atopic dermatitis (AD), allergic rhinitis, and asthma are atopic diseases that develop on a complex genetic background.
Use of Hypoallergenic Formula in the Prevention of Atopic Disease Among Asian Children," J.
The new study investigates the effect of the prebiotic BeneoSynergyl (oligofructose-enriched inulin) in infants with a family history of atopic disease.
Far more often, atopic disease may contribute to the ongoing tubotympanic dysfunction in CSOM.
Families with a predisposition to allergic response were followed prospectively every 2 months to see if the children had any clinical manifestations of atopic disease.
As the prevalence of asthma and atopic disease increases, (1) primary-care clinicians are seeing more young patients for respiratory disease that may have an allergic component.
Equally important is the awareness of the populations at risk for latex allergy such as patients with spina bifida, atopic disease, health care workers, and patients who have undergone multiple operations.
ISAAC was started in 1991, due to concern that asthma and atopic disease worldwide was increasing.
Environmental factors can bring on symptoms of atopic dermatitis at any time in the lives of individuals who have inherited the atopic disease trait.
The concept of the 'atopic march', where children with AD develop mucosal forms of atopic disease, [13] has been challenged by some cohort studies.