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9 Sneaky Signs You May Have Psoriasis

How can you tell if the thick red, scaly, itchy patches of skin appearing on your body are signs of psoriasis? The signs can be sneaky. We help you figure it all out.

By Emily Shiffer
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World Psoriasis Day: 10 Ways to Become a Psoriasis Advocate

Become a psoriasis advocate on World Psoriasis Day and share your experience and knowledge with others. Patient expert Julie Cerrone Croner offers ten creative suggestions.

By Julie Cerrone Croner
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5 Ways to Deal With the Embarrassment of Eczema

Embarrassed by your eczema? Patient expert Ashley Wall offers five practical strategies to feel more comfortable in your own skin.

By Ashley Wall
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Psoriasis: 9 Ways to Cope With Body Image Issues

How we feel when we look in the mirror can impact our mental health, relationships, and careers.

By Tracy Davenport, Ph.D.
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Chronic Hives: One Woman's Journey to Self-Care

A key lesson for a Type A personality: continual self-care and the management of her chronic hives beginning each morning.

By Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana
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What Chronic Hives Taught Me About Life and Health

An outbreak of chronic hives caught journalist and health advocate Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana by surprise, and taught her new lessons about managing her health.

By Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana
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Is Eczema Medication Giving You Withdrawals?

Find out why some people who use topical steroids for eczema wind up with an addiction that can lead to topical steroid withdrawal.

By Ashley Wall
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9 Ways to Live Comfortably With Eczema

Don't let eczema take over your life. Become more comfortable in your own skin with these nine practical tips.

By Ashley Wall
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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.

By Linda Rodgers
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Psoriasis: The Mind-Skin Connection

Dermatologists and psychiatrists agree: Psoriasis can significantly mess with your mind. Here, people who have the skin condition share how they've learned to thrive emotionally.

By Sabrina Skiles