Injection, involving the introduction into the organism of small amounts of allergen, prescribed to patients with allergies. A new study by American scientists showed that this method can also help to treat a severe form of eczema is atopic dermatitis.
That injection therapy allergens can trigger in cases of severe eczema, researchers reported at the annual meeting of the American College of Allergy, asthma and immunology. As an example, the experts presented the history of the patient, who for more than 40 years could not get rid of severe symptoms of atopic eczema.
48-year-old man since childhood, was prone to eczema, which with age has taken really serious. The patient is prescribed corticosteroid remedies are not helped, not treated as anything anti-inflammatory and moisturizing creams. In parallel, the patient showed multiple allergies.
During the year, this man received treatment in the form of injections of the allergens, then symptoms of eczema had decreased so much, that eliminated the need for corticosteroids. According to doctors, the symptoms of eczema, the patient began to disappear as soon as achieved the adequate dose of the allergen to him. In particular, patients itching disappeared, the skin became less dry.
Experts stressed that with the introduction of the allergens (desensitization) to cure eczema, you can not in all cases. Atopic dermatitis is not always possible to identify allergies. But such an option for the treatment of severe eczema dermatologists, in their opinion, it is necessary to keep in mind.
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