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9 Top Qs About Hidradenitis Suppurativa

Just diagnosed with HS? You're probably relieved and confused all at once. There's a name for your condition…but what is it exactly? We've got the answers you're looking for.

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Are Your Chronic Hives a Mystery?

While some people with chronic hives will never know why they're affected, seeing an allergist is the best way to find a treatment.

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Avoid These Triggers for Chronic Hives

If you live with chronic hives, you know avoiding triggers is key to controlling your condition. Here are 9 of the most common causes of urticaria outbreaks.

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Is Your Body Attacking Itself?

Your own immune system may be the cause of chronic hives. Here's how to find out, and what you can do to control it.

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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.

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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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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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8 Eczema Habits to Break

A few simple mistakes could be making your flare-ups worse. We’ve got the fixes you need.

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9 Top Tips for Traveling With Eczema—Minus Any Flare-ups!

Redness and flakes needn’t be a vacation eventuality. Here's how to prep and pack like a pro so you, and your skin, can truly enjoy the trip.

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12 Worst Skin-Care Ingredients for Eczema

Minimize angry flare-ups with this easy guide of what not to slather on.