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Skin Health

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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Let's Talk About Eczema and Kids

Itchy skin can be irritation nation for young children. Understanding the ins and outs of this tricky condition can help you help them find comfort.

By Jennifer Tzeses
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Let's Talk About Eczema FAQs

All the answers to basically everything you've ever wanted to know about this chronic skin condition—and then some.

By Jennifer Tzeses
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Let's Talk About Eczema Medications

Your second question (after “What’s eczema?”) is probably “How do I get rid of it?” Start here, with our expert-vetted advice.

By Jennifer Tzeses
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The Top HS Odor Fighters

Hidradenitis suppurativa can be a smelly condition. These HS-safe finds help soothe skin while controlling odor.

By Kaleigh Fasanella
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What Is That?! How to ID 8 Common Bug Bites

Something sank its teeth into you? We'll help you figure out what type of insect, chigger, or spider might be to blame.

By Amy Tudor
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Let’s Talk About Psoriasis Medications

When you're dealing with this challenging skin condition, you want it to go away—stat! Fortunately, you have multiple ways to make that happen.

By Krista Bennett DeMaio
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6 Top Questions About Psoriasis and the Sun

Some people swear by it. Others avoid it at all costs. Here, experts answer your questions about using the sun to help treat psoriasis.

By Stephanie Stephens
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My Skin Transition: How Stress Affected My Psoriasis

When life changes, so does your psoriasis. Three women share the shifts that triggered the flare of all flares and how they found their way back to calmer skin.

By Stephanie Stephens
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Slay Your Spring-Summer Style, Even With Chronic Hives

Let our fashion expert—who has CUI!—guide you on the coolest, comfiest looks from the runway that you can rock right now, even during a flareup.

By Cheryl Kramer Kaye
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Let’s Talk About the Causes of Eczema

Keep this mantra in mind: You didn’t catch or cause your eczema. Stick with us as we scratch beneath the surface of this confusing condition to give you a deeper understanding of why it happens in the first place.

By Jennifer Tzeses

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 Advocate

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

Casey Nilsson
Patient Advocate

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