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A comprehensive overview of different skin conditions, including eczema, psoriasis, rosacea, and chronic hives, ways to distinguish them from each other, and treatment options. Inspiring personal stories from patient experts on living with a visible illness.

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Living Well with Eczema

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

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Treatment

The Perils of Inconsistent Psoriasis Treatment

Many people find it hard to maintain a psoriasis treatment plan. Here are some common roadblocks.

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Treatment

Could You Benefit From Psychodermatology?

The goals of psychodermatology are to facilitate research, encourage more collaboration between specialty areas, and improve the quality of care and life of patients.

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Beauty

12 Worst Skin-Care Ingredients for Eczema

Minimize angry flare-ups with this easy guide of what not to slather on.

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Treatment

Gut Bacteria: A Key to Future Psoriasis Treatment?

Gut bacteria impacts a number of health conditions. A new study leads to new possibilities for the future treatment of psoriasis.

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Living With

Your Psoriasis Is Probably Messing With Your Sex Life

Just not in the mood lately? New research has found a strong link between psoriatic disease and sex drive. Read on for more info.

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Alternative Treatment

The Coconut Oil Debate and Psoriasis

A Harvard professor calls coconut oil pure poison, but many people with psoriasis swear by it. What’s the bottom line? Casey Nilsson weighs in.

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Playing His Way Through Psoriasis

When psoriasis patches started appearing on Ben Tiberio’s face, he was launching his first major performance run as a professional musician. Instead of hiding in the shadows, he chose to stay in the spotlight, transforming his pain into fuel for creativity.

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Chronic Life

Hives Driving You Crazy? Here's How Your Diet Can Help

Experts share what to choose and what to lose on your shopping list.

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Lifestyle

Surprise! 9 Psoriasis Triggers You Weren’t Expecting

From stress to sugary snacks, here are some psoriasis triggers that tend to sneak up on you. Here’s how to limit future flare-ups.

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Preventive Care

7 Sneaky Eczema Spots

These fixes will help clear your skin from head to toe.

Meet the Experts

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.

Alisha Bridges
Patient Expert

Public speaker and award-winning writer and community advocate. She has lived and thrived with psoriasis for over two decades.

Casey Nilsson
Patient Expert

Casey Nilsson, an award-winning journalist based in Providence, Rhode Island, writes about autoimmune disease for HealthCentral.