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Ashley Wall

Patient Advocate

Ashley Wall is a freelance writer who started her blog Itchin' Since ’87 as a creative outlet. As a longtime eczema sufferer, she considers herself the ‘eczema aficionado’. She’s a huge advocate for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle. Her life’s mission is to help find a cure for eczema. With her experience, she also hopes to give insightful advice on living with eczema through her writing and work. Aside from her website, Ashley is available to connect on Twitter, Instagram, and  Pinterest.

Latest by Ashley Wall

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Work

Eczema and Disability: Know Your Rights

Eczema can affect your work to the point of disability. Know that you have disability rights under the Americans With Disabilities Act.

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Lifestyle

Skin Conditions Morph Into Body Art

See how these people turn skin blemishes into body art, from eczema affected eyes transformed into Van Gogh paintings, to doodles around patches of vitiligo.

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Living With

7 Accomplished People With Eczema

Having eczema doesn't mean you have to hide away from the world. Here are seven celebrities that didn’t let their skin condition get in the way of success.

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Comfortable In My Own Skin

5 Ways to Deal With the Embarrassment of Eczema

Embarrassed by your eczema? Patient expert Ashley Wall offers five practical strategies to feel more comfortable in your own skin.

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Travel

Eczema: Traveling Essentials for Sensitive Skin

If you have eczema and sensitive skin, peruse this list of 10 essentials to bring on vacation to avoid any discomfort while you’re away.

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Living With

10 Must Read Books If You Have Eczema

There’s something magical about picking up a book and getting lost in it. Here are 10 inspirational books for those having a tough time with their eczema.

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Medication

Is Eczema Medication Giving You Withdrawals?

Find out why some people who use topical steroids for eczema wind up with an addiction that can lead to topical steroid withdrawal.

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Comfortable In My Own Skin

9 Ways to Live Comfortably With Eczema

Don't let eczema take over your life. Become more comfortable in your own skin with these nine practical tips.

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Managing Flares

9 Tips for Managing Eczema Flare-Ups

Dead Sea salt baths, ice packs, and moisturizer withdrawal are just a few of the practical tips that can help you manage an eczema flare-up.

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Living With

Hide Your Eczema, or Share it With the World?

Eczema advocate Ashley Wall on why documenting your chronic skin condition might lift your spirits, help others, and even help you better manage flares.