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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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Managing Flares

9 Tips for Managing Eczema Flare-Ups

Dead Sea salt baths, ice packs, and moisturizer withdrawal are just a few of the practical tips that can help you manage an eczema flare-up.

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Alternative Treatment

Can Activated Charcoal Treat Your Chronic Condition?

Find out if the claims that activated charcoal can combat digestive issues, high cholesterol, and skin problems are true.

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Skin Health

Is it Eczema or Something Else?

Eczema can be confused with other conditions like psoriasis and impetigo. Get the right diagnosis by learning about 9 illnesses that share symptoms with eczema.

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Chronic Life

'I'm a Dermatologist, and I Have Psoriasis'

From managing flares (and emotions) to finding the right treatments, these skin docs know what it’s like to live with psoriasis.

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Treatment

Thinking About a Biologic for Psoriasis?

These advanced meds could be your key to clearer skin. Here's what to know before you start.

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Doctor & Patient

Psoriasis Confidential: What Derms Love to Hear

The good, the bad, the not-so-sure-abouts...your dermatologist wants all the details on how you're feeling inside and out.

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Living With

Minding Your Skin

The connection between psoriasis and depression is clear. Finding the right treatment can help you heal inside and out.

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Skin Health

What to Do When Your Psoriasis Gets Worse

Our step-by-step guide will help you take control and get back on the path to healthier skin.

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Treatment

You Just Learned You Have Severe Eczema: What Now?

Researchers have written comprehensive guidelines for managing severe eczema, which can increase the risk of serious infections.

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Living With

Hide Your Eczema, or Share it With the World?

Eczema advocate Ashley Wall on why documenting your chronic skin condition might lift your spirits, help others, and even help you better manage flares.

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.