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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Severe Eczema?

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Eczema skin on neck.
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Is there more than one type of eczema?


Woman shopping for laundry detergent.
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What causes eczema?


Man with eczema behind his ear.
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What are the signs and symptoms of eczema?


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What are eczema “flare-ups”?


Man with severe eczema on lower leg.
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When is eczema considered “severe”?


Doctor talking to a patient.
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What should you do for severe eczema?


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What else can you do to get relief?


Woman speaking in a support group.
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Seek support from those who understand


Friends hugging from behind.
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How does support help?


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Final tips - DOs


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And DON'Ts


Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

Judi Ebbert, PhD, MPH, RN

@judithebbert

Judi Ebbert earned her PhD at the University of South Florida’s College of Public Health. She has worked at three NCI-designated comprehensive cancer centers and is a writer/editor at Moffitt Cancer Center. Judi has great interest in chronic disease prevention and treatment, and is an advocate for equitable access to care and optimal quality of life for all people. She loves swimming, her dogs and cats, great food, art, humor, and cinematic thrillers. She’s on Twitter @judithebbert.