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New Eczema Treatment Could Be Alternative Option To Steroid Creams

FOR THE FIRST TIME IN DECADES, NEW TREATMENT FOR ECZEMA IS SHOWING PROMISE. Reporter: THE RECENT HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATE TONY IS E.G. ALL THE TIME. IS ITCHY ALL THE TIME. A CONDITION CALLED ECZEMA, AND.

THE OVERACTIVE IMMUNE SYSTEM ATTACKS THE SKIN AND LEADS TO REDNESS, LEATHERY SKIN, SCRATCH MARKS AN INFECTION. IT AFFECTS ONE OUT OF EVERY EIGHT CHILDREN, AND HE IS TRIED THE STEROIDS IN STANDARD TREATMENT BUT NOT IDEAL.

IT MADE HIM VERY SENSITIVE TO SON IN APPEARED TO MAKE HIS SKIN THINNER. YOU CAN DEVELOP STEROID ACNE AND GET STRETCH MARKS, AND I’VE HAD LITTLE BABIES GET HARRY FROM USING THOSE TOPICAL STEROIDS. Reporter: STEROID CREAMS ARE.

NOT TO BE USED ON MORE THAN 20% OF THE BODY, SO IF YOUR ARM AND LEG IS AFFECTED, AND ARE MISTYPED %, YOUR LATEST 18%, YOU ARE OVER THE LIMIT. BUT NEW OPTIONS ARE LONG OVERDUE. WE’VE NOT HAD A NEW.

TREATMENT FOR ECZEMA IN DECADES. NOW WE HAVE THE FIRST HINT OF THE NEW ONE COMING, AND FOR THE KIDS THAT GET COVERED WITH THE ECZEMA, A TOPICAL STEROID IS NOT A REGIONAL OPTION REASONABLE OPTION, BUT THIS.

WOULD BE A GREAT OPTION. Reporter: THEY WOULD BE GIVEN A SHOT EVERY OTHER WEEK TO SETTLE THE IMMUNE SYSTEM AND THAT IS FOR THOSE THAT DO NOT RESPOND TO THE STEROID CREAMS. IN FOUR OUT OF FIVE, THE SYMPTOMS IMPROVED OVER 12.

WEEKS, AND RISKS INCLUDE INFECTION AND COULD BE VERY EXPENSIVE, TENS OF THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS FOR A YEAR. YOU WOULD HOPE THIS WILL BE COVERED FOR KIDS WITH DISEASE. Reporter: AND IT WILL HAVE TO BE SHOWN THAT IT WORKS THAT.

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WHILE OUT TO DINNER FOR THE FIRST TIME. SEE YOU AT 6:00. RIGHT NOW AT 5:00, EXMA IS NOT JUST A PROBLEM FOR CHILDREN. IT CAN ACTUALLY BE A VERY SERIOUS SKIN DISEASE EVEN INTO.

ADULTHOOD. DR. MAX GOMEZ IS HERE TO TELL US ABOUT A NEW TREATMENT. Reporter: NOW THERE’S A NEW DRUG THAT LOOKS LIKE IT MANAGES EVEN SEVERE EXEMA WITHOUT THOSE SIDE EFFECTS. LISA CANEHAN IS A HARPIST.

WHAT YOU CAN’T SEE IS THE TERRIBLE EXEMA WAS TERRORIZING HER. YOU HAVE STAPH INFECTIONS AND VIRUSES ON THE SKIN BECAUSE YOU DON’T HAVE A BARRIER. AND IT AFFECTS EVERY ASPECT OF YOUR LIFE.

Reporter: LISA HAD TO STOP PERFORMING WHEN HER EXE MANY, EXEMA SPREAD THROUGHOUT HER BODY. BUT NOW AN EXPERIMENTAL DRUG MAY BE THE ANSWER TO SEVERE TREATMENT RESISTANT EXEMA. THE BODY MISTAKINGLY ATTACKS.

ITS OWN SKIN. PRESENT TREATMENT SUPPRESSES THE IMMUNE SYSTEM WHICH CAN LEAVE PATIENTS UNABLE TO FIGHT THE INFECTION. THIS ONE LACKS THE SIDE EFFECT BUT IT PROVIDES THE RELIEF FOR THE DISEASE.

Reporter: EVERY OTHER WEEK INJECTIONS HAVE CLEARED UP LISA’S INFECTION AND SHE’S EVEN GONE BACK TO PERFORMING. IT’S A MIRACLE FOR ME. A MIRACLE. IT’S GIVEN ME MY LIFE BACK AND I’M SO GRATEFUL.

THE NEW DRUG IS BEFORE THE FDA RIGHT NOW AND APPROVAL IS EXPECTED BY EARLY SPRING. IT IS AN INJECTION AND COST HAS NOT YET BEEN DETERMINED BUT WILL HOPEFULLY BE COVERED BY INSURANCE AT LEAST FOR THE MOST SEVERE CASES.

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