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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."

The Latest

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Symptoms

Let's Talk About Eczema Signs and Symptoms

Knowing what to look for with this challenging condition can help you (and your skin) breathe a sigh of sweet relief.

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Let's Talk About Eczema and Diet

When it comes to this skin condition and nutrition, it isn't as simple as eat this, not that. But knowing the correlation between certain foods and the complex disease can help take a bite out of the itch.

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Treatment

Let's Talk About Eczema Treatment

There may not be a cure (yet), but there are many effective ways to manage symptoms—so that you can get right back to doing regularly scheduled life.

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5 Important Facts About Psoriasis Doctors Don't Always Cover

And not because they don't want to! Treating and preventing psoriasis flares likely takes up most of your appointment, right? Here are the things derms wish they had more time to discuss.

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Let's Talk About Your Top Psoriasis Questions

What's a plaque? Is psoriasis contagious? And why is the "p" silent? So many Qs! Here, all the As.

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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.

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Managing Flares

9 Sneaky Triggers of an Eczema Flare

Learn these surprising red flags so you can thwart an eczema breakout before it thwarts you.

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Let's Talk About Chronic Hives

We've got the doctor-approved details on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other facts and tips that can make life with chronic hives (CIU) easier.

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Living With

11 Eczema Myths That Can Hurt Your Skin

These untruths have dermatologists scratching their heads. Learn the real deal, improve your skin.

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Treatment

Psoriatic Arthritis: Need a Treatment Change?

There are too many treatment options to settle for one that’s not working. Watch for these red flags that suggest it’s time to talk to your doctor about switching things up.

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.