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Severe Eczema and Heart Health

Eczema can affect more than your skin. Recent studies show a connection between severe eczema and heart problems. Find out what you can do to protect yourself.

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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.

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A Rash or Skin Allergies?

I recently developed an itchy rash on my arms and legs. I changed body soap days before it started. Is my eczema flaring up, or am I allergic to the soap?”

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Is it Eczema or Something Else?

Eczema can be confused with other conditions like psoriasis and impetigo. Get the right diagnosis by learning about 9 illnesses that share symptoms with eczema.

The Truth About 10 Eczema Myths

Have you ever told a friend with eczema that changing their diet or showering less often can cure their condition? Find out if you're right.

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Questions People With Eczema Are Tired of Hearing

Whether it’s through innocent curiosity or rude observation, some questions about eczema can still hurt, or be downright annoying.

Find Out If Your Occupation Could Be the Cause of Your Eczema

If you suspect your job might be making your eczema worse, you may be right. Learn your options.

What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Severe Eczema?

Understanding the types of eczema and what causes (and how to treat) flare-ups.

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The Relationship Between Gluten and Eczema

Scientists do know that certain foods can trigger either the onset or subsequent flares of the chronic skin disease, like eczema.

Is Eczema an Allergic Reaction?

Eczema is a red, itchy rash that can be triggered by food or other allergies. Because of this, some people ask: Is eczema an allergic reaction or is it a separate skin condition? Eczema is not just one single skin condition. It is a broad name for di...