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Differences and Similarities Between Eczema and Psoriasis

Can you tell these two conditions apart? Psoriasis and eczema may look similar, but they're very different conditions. Here's how to spot the difference.

By Alisha Bridges
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What to Know Before Trying Phototherapy for Severe Eczema

If you haven't had luck finding a treatment for severe eczema, phototherapy might be worth a shot. Here's what you should know beforehand.

By Rachel Zohn
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The Just-for-Fun Guide to the History of Psoriasis

Psoriasis has a long and lucent history—it’s the oldest skin condition in the book! Click through to learn all about it.

By Kaleigh Fasanella
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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!)

By Nykia Spradley
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9 Ways to Get Instant Relief From Chronic Hives

From cold compresses to ditching your bra (those tight straps are ruthless on chronic hives!), here are the quickest ways to get temporary relief and set yourself up for long-term success.

By Nykia Spradley
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Let's Talk About Treatment for HS

You have some seriously effective options for managing symptoms—and a darn good chance at reaching remission, too.

By Linda Rodgers
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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.

By Lara DeSanto
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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.

By Claire Gillespie
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Can You Meditate Itchy Skin Away?

Take a deep breath and count to 10. Your skin will thank you.

By Lara DeSanto
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Chronic Hives and Menstruation: What You Need to Know

Chronic hives get worse during PMS and menstruation for many women. Learn how hormonal changes can spark allergic reactions that inflame urticaria.

By Rachel Zohn