Latest Articles by Anitha Shrikhande, M.D.
Wrapping Up Severe Eczema
When injectables or oral therapies aren’t an option (like, if you’re a kid), here are the pro-approved tips to soothe flares with wet dressings.
This Is Eczema on Air Pollution
Exposure to toxins like wildfire smoke can leave you vulnerable to skin irritation.
What to Know About Living with Chronic Idiopathic Urticaria
Read real-world stories about the mental, physcial, and social challenges of living with chronic hives from people who experience it first-hand.
Best Places to Live in the U.S. if You Have Allergies
Twice a year, the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America analyzes the best and worst places to live in the U.S. with allergies. Twice every year the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America analyzes a variety of factors to come up with the worst pl...
Sneaky Ways Some Fabrics Can Trigger an Allergy Attack
In this current economic climate, serious belt tightening is in order. However, after all of my fall cleaning, yes I did that too, I was left with gaps in my wardrobe. I had given away so much that I no longer wore, no longer fit, or was too-seven-ye...
Who Should You See for Chronic Hives?
Dermatologists and allergists can both effectively treat your hives. We help you figure out which doc is right for you.
There’s a New Eczema Drug on the Market for Kids
This biologic med has been available to adults and teens for a few years. Now, kids 6 through 11 years old can take it, too.
Let's Talk About Eczema and Kids
Itchy skin can be irritation nation for young children. Understanding the ins and outs of this tricky condition can help you help them find comfort.