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Do you give anti viral therapy to your severe atopic dermatitis patients prophylaxis

  • from Dermatologist Nation 6 days 3 hours
    If they have had eczema herpeticum in the past, then I would consider it. However, routinely, I do not prescribe oral anti-virals in AD patients.
  • from Dermatologist Nation 1 week 1 day
    Not routinely unless there is comorbid condition affecting immunity such as lymphoma /leukemia, chemotherapy.
  • from Dermatologist Nation 1 week 4 days
    Only if they’ve had an outbreak of eczema herpeticum
  • from Dermatologist Nation 1 week 5 days
    Only if clinical signs are present. I am more likely to test and treat for intestinal worms, especially if the family owns a furry pet.
  • from Dermatologist Nation 1 week 6 days
    No. Only if clinical evidence of HSV