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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."

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Guy's Guide to Psoriasis

Save face (and elbows and scalp, too) with this super simple psoriasis skin-care guide just for men.

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Just One More Question About HS!

For our "Just One More Question!" video series, Dr. Christopher Sayed sat down with us to answer some of the most common questions he hears from his patients with hidradenitis suppurativa.

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How Can You Control the Odor From Hidradenitis?

It's not an issue for everyone with HS, but when HS odor is a problem, it can be a big one. Here's how to get relief.

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Why Is HS Often Misdiagnosed?

It takes patients an average 10 years to get diagnosed with hidradenitis. Find out why it's so tricky for doctors to spot.

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What Are Some of the Treatment Advances for HS?

It's been only five years since the FDA approved the first medication for hidradenitis, but more options are on the way.

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How Does Diet Affect HS?

The good news: A few simple eating tweaks may help some people manage symptoms of hidradenitis.

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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 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.

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.