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Eczema: More Difficult to Treat in African Americans

Results of a study suggest eczema, also called atopic dermatitis, is harder to treat and may require higher doses of medicine in African Americans.

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Breaking Down Topical Steroid Withdrawal

Find out why so many people resorted to topical and oral steroids in the past for treatment of eczema and get resources for topical steroid withdrawal.

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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? Eileen Bailey offers these practice tips for parenting with eczema.

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9 Stupid Things People Say About Psoriasis

No matter if it’s said out of love or rudeness, many comments about psoriasis are just plain stupid and inaccurate. Here are some favorites followed by facts.

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How to Manage Eczema Flare-Ups

Dead Sea salt baths, ice packs, and moisturizer withdrawal are among Ashley Wall's practical tips to manage an eczema flare-up. Learn more.

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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.

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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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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.

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Makeup No-Nos for Eczema

How to create the perfect base on skin so that makeup looks smooth and fresh, instead of dry and flaky.

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Finding the Right Skin Creams for Eczema

Many skin creams on the market can cause inflamed, itchy skin. Find out how to pick ones that will keep your eczema under control.