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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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Alternative Treatment

Simple Home Remedies to Soothe HS

While you're waiting for your prescription meds to kick in, these strategies may help ease the pain and discomfort that comes with hidradenitis suppurativa.

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Dating

Psoriasis, Intimacy, and Finding Love

You can find love with psoriasis flares – two people interviewed with the disease agree " that finding love with psoriasis may take time, but eventually it can be found."

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Managing Flares

More Than Just an Itch: How Skin Conditions Impact Your Mental Health

Chronic itch is more than skin deep, research says it can set your mental health back, too (not cool!). Here are some techniques to calm your skin and your mind.

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Let's Talk About Eczema

We've got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with eczema easier.

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Diagnosis

When It's Not Just HS

It's hard enough having one chronic illness, let alone multiple. But for many people with hidradenitis suppurative, that's exactly what they face. Get the details on the most common conditions that cluster with HS.

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Diagnosis

The Dangers of HS Misdiagnosis

Doctors and patients easily miss hidradenitis suppurativa, but the sooner this painful skin condition’s diagnosed, the sooner you can relieve your suffering.

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Treatment

The New Psoriasis Guidelines That May Finally Get You the Treatment You Need

A new, simplified method of grading psoriasis severity proves that when it comes to treating chronic skin conditions one size does not fit all.

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Doctor & Patient

9 Bad Psoriasis Habits and How to Break 'em

Avoiding these blunders will help you have the healthiest skin of your life. (And your dermatologist will give you a high five!)

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Prevention

That Pinterest Recipe for Homemade Sunscreen? Skip It

You don’t want to mess around when it comes to protecting your skin from harmful UV rays.

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Living With

The Comfiest Bras and Underwear that Won't Irritate Your HS

When you have a painful skin condition, the only thing you want next to your body are soft fabrics and painless seams. These intimates pass the test.

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.