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We found 7 providers with an interest in atopic dermatitis and who accept BlueCare near Gainesville, FL.

Dr. Francisco Antonio Ramos-Caro, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Francisco Ramos-Caro works as a dermatologist in Gainesville, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ramos-Caro include rosacea, acne, and psoriasis. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Ramos-Caro obtained his medical school training at the University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine and performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Puerto Rico. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Ramos-Caro's hospital/clinic affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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Relevant Interests: , atopic dermatitis

All Interests: Dermatomyositis, Cellulitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, Skin Cancer, Hair Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christina Leigh Mitchell, MD
Specializes in Surgical Dermatology
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Christina Mitchell is a surgical dermatology specialist in Gainesville, FL. Her areas of expertise include rosacea, acne, and psoriasis. Dr. Mitchell is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System. She attended medical school at the University of Florida College of Medicine. Dr. Mitchell trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center for her residency. She is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She has received the following distinctions: AOA member, 2004-present; Alumni Scholastic Award, Awarded by University of Florida College of Medicine Alumni; and Southern Medical Association Scholarship.

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Relevant Interests: , atopic dermatitis

All Interests: Dermatomyositis, Cellulitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Contact Dermatitis, Skin Cancer, Hair Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Maria Isabel Longo-Imedio, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
2000 Sw Archer Road; 3rd Floor
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Maria Longo-Imedio works as a dermatologist in Gainesville, FL. She graduated from Complutense University of Madrid Faculty of Medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: alopecia areata, basal cell carcinoma, and contact dermatitis. Dr. Longo-Imedio honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. She is conversant in Spanish. Dr. Longo-Imedio is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , atopic dermatitis

All Interests: Psoriasis, Dermatomyositis, Vitiligo, Cellulitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Contact ... (Read more)

Dr. Sthorn Thatayatikom, MD
Specializes in Pediatrics, Allergy & Immunology
2000 Sw Archer Road; Second Floor
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Sthorn Thatayatikom specializes in allergy & immunology. These areas are among her clinical interests: hay fever (allergic rhinitis), asthma, and atopic dermatitis. She is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). For her residency, Dr. Thatayatikom trained at a hospital affiliated with St. Louis University (SLU). Dr. Thatayatikom takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She has received the following distinctions: The Nightingale Award, The Nursing Association of Thailand and The Excellent Student Award, International English Center, University of Colorado, Boulder, Colorado.

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All Interests: Atopic Dermatitis, Allergies, Food Allergy, Hay Fever, Asthma

Dr. Cheri Nicole Adgerson, MD
Specializes in Dermatology, Internal Medicine
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Cheri Adgerson works as a dermatologist. These areas are among her clinical interests: alopecia areata, basal cell carcinoma, and contact dermatitis. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Adgerson attended Penn State College of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Florida Health Science Center. Her professional affiliations include the University of Florida Health (UF Health) and North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System.

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All Interests: Psoriasis, Dermatomyositis, Vitiligo, Cellulitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Contact ... (Read more)

Dr. Anna De Benedetto, MD
Specializes in Dermatology
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Dr. Anna Debenedetto is a specialist in dermatology (skin disorders). She works in Gainesville, FL. She attended medical school at The G. d'Annunzio University. These areas are among her clinical interests: alopecia areata, basal cell carcinoma, and contact dermatitis. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Debenedetto honors. She is professionally affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health).

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Relevant Interests: , atopic dermatitis

All Interests: Psoriasis, Dermatomyositis, Vitiligo, Cellulitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Contact ... (Read more)

Jennifer Ellen Thompson
Specializes in Dermatology
1600 Sw Archer Road
Gainesville, FL
 

Ms. Jennifer Thompson is a dermatologist. These areas are among her clinical interests: alopecia areata, basal cell carcinoma, and contact dermatitis. Ms. Thompson is affiliated with the University of Florida Health (UF Health). She honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze.

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Relevant Interests: , atopic dermatitis

All Interests: Psoriasis, Dermatomyositis, Vitiligo, Cellulitis, Atopic Dermatitis, Basal Cell Carcinoma, Contact ... (Read more)

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What is Atopic Dermatitis?

Atopic dermatitis, or atopic eczema, is a red, itchy rash that is not contagious. It often appears in childhood and may be triggered by an allergic reaction to something in the environment. Atopic dermatitis can appear anywhere on the body, but it most often occurs in parts of the body that bend, such as behind the knees or elbows. Atopic dermatitis is a chronic allergic condition.

Atopic dermatitis is the most severe kind of dermatitis (eczema), and it happens when people have an allergic response within their skin. People with atopic dermatitis also tend to have other reactions such as allergies, asthma, and hay fever. Although there are many kinds of eczema, atopic dermatitis is the most common, and this is usually what people are referring to when they talk about eczema. Other kinds of eczema include contact dermatitis, seborrheic dermatitis, nummular, dyshidrotic, and others.

Symptoms of atopic dermatitis include an intense itch, redness, dry skin, a scaly or leathery appearance, weeping or oozing, and swelling. Atopic eczema occurs in patches and is not usually found over the entire body. Symptoms may come and go and are often worse in winter. Active symptoms, known as a flare, are often caused by a specific trigger such as chemical irritants, dry indoor air, stress, a viral infection, or allergens.

Treatment involves avoiding triggers, moisturizing thoroughly and regularly, and protecting the skin from irritation (for instance, from scratching or hot showers). Severe flares may require treatment with hydrocortisone cream, a lotion that reduces inflammation. In the most serious cases, there are medications and treatments, such as UV therapy, that may offer relief.