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Eczema

The latest information and expert advice on eczema, or atopic dermatitis: its causes and symptoms, treatment options, and practical strategies for living with the condition, including inspiring testimonials from patient experts.

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Living Well with Eczema

"I was feeling incremental losses in my quality of life."

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Managing Flares

More Than Just an Itch: How Skin Conditions Impact Your Mental Health

Chronic itch is more than skin deep, research says it can set your mental health back, too (not cool!). Here are some techniques to calm your skin and your mind.

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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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Parenting

Your Child Has Eczema: Now What?

It's hard enough to manage eczema as an adult. What do you do when your child exhibits symptoms? Try these practical tips for parenting with eczema.

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Treatment

You Just Learned You Have Severe Eczema: What Now?

Researchers have written comprehensive guidelines for managing severe eczema, which can increase the risk of serious infections.

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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.

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Living With

8 Eczema Habits to Break

A few simple mistakes could be making your flare-ups worse. We’ve got the fixes you need.

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Travel

9 Top Tips for Traveling With Eczema—Minus Any Flare-ups!

Redness and flakes needn’t be a vacation eventuality. Here's how to prep and pack like a pro so you, and your skin, can truly enjoy the trip.

Meet the Experts

Ashley Wall
Patient Expert

Ashley Wall is a freelance writer who started her blog Itchin' Since ’87 as a creative outlet. A longtime eczema sufferer, she’s a huge advocate for maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle.

Rachel Zohn
Health Writer

Rachel Zohn is a freelance writer who enjoys writing about all things related to health, wellness, and the human body.

Eileen Bailey
Health Writer

Eileen Bailey is an award-winner author of six books on health and parenting. She specializes in ADHD, Anxiety, Sexual Health, Skin Care, Psoriasis and Skin Cancer.