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Don't Let Eczema Stand in the Way of Love

Dating is awkward as it is. And then there is eczema. Follow these tips to move forward in love with confidence.

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8 Skin and Makeup Products That Won't Inflame Sensitive Skin

Got hives? These creams, powders, and potions let skin heal — not irritate it further.

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Could Salt Worsen Eczema?

In a literal version of “pouring salt on a wound,” a new study has found that sodium chloride (salt) may actually affect those with dry, cracked skin of eczema.

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Eczema Close Up: Myths and Uncommon Complications

Rachel Zohn highlights some of the unexpected but often serious complications that are connected to the condition and some pervasive myths.

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10 Seasonal Foods to Benefit Your Skin and Eczema

Patient expert Ashley Wall compiles a list of 10 foods that benefit skin and eczema in the fall and winter months.

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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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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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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.