Eczema

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Doctor examining girl with a rash.

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?”

A woman with atopic dermatitis.

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.

Hand with dyshidrotic eczema.

What Is Dyshidrotic Eczema?

Dyshidrotic eczema, also called foot-and-hand eczema, vesicular eczema or pompholyx, is a skin condition characterized by small, deep blisters.

What Threatens Your Skin as You Get Older

Aging affects the skin in ways you can’t always see in the mirror. These skin disorders can sometimes be serious enough to affect your quality of life.