A Rough Patch
- Weighing the Costs of Treatment
Some of the newer medications for atopic dermatitis can be costly. So you have to consider not only the price, but the safety and efficacy, too.
- How Treatments for Severe Atopic Dermatitis Work
Damage to the outer layer of skin can lead to infections and irritation. How do treatments like ointments and steroids soothe dry, itchy patches?
- Identify Your Triggers
Pollen and pet dander are just two potential triggers of atopic dermatitis. What else could be causing your skin to flare? Do you need allergy testing?
- What to Ask Your Child’s Pediatrician
From family history to triggers, learn some key questions to ask your child’s pediatrician to treat their atopic dermatitis flares more effectively.
- Helping Families Manage AD
Is your child not sleeping? Constantly scratching? Atopic dermatitis can be stressful for everyone in the household, but you can hold out hope for treatment.
- Help Your Child Stop Scratching
Help your child break the itch-scratch cycle with atopic dermatitis. For starters, distractions and bedtime routines can help them resist the urge.
- A Lonely Disease
Because of his skin condition, Brandon Hipps avoided school, a social life, and even the sun. How did he break free of the isolation and take care of his eczema?
- Differences of Atopic Dermatitis on Skin of Color
What does the rash look like on darker skin? And why can diagnosis be delayed?
- Eczema-Friendly Makeup
From products to application, you can look your best without aggravating your skin.
- Pool Days That Won't Aggravate Your Eczema
Before you take a dip, know that the sun's rays and a pool's chemicals can trigger a flare. Here's how to prep for your pool day.
- A Day in the Life With Eczema
Is it a constant struggle not to scratch? Don't want to make your eczema flares worse? Here's how to manage your triggers and symptoms morning, noon, and night.
- From Flare to Flame: Dating With Eczema
Dating is nerve-racking enough without having to worry about your eczema flare.
- How Biologics Treat Atopic Dermatitis
How do biologic meds help calm skin inflammation? Watch as we break down the science behind these amazing antibodies.
- A Serious Infection Sidelines a Teen
Jeremy Paredes recalls the support he received after his severe eczema landed him in the ICU.
- What Soothes My Skin and What Aggravates It
Routine is important to Jayden Pavey, because she knows exactly what helps her eczema, like drinking lots of water, and exactly what hurts it, like wearing wool.
- Developing a Thick Skin
As a child, Ashley Wall didn’t know how to explain her red, angry patches of skin. But now she’s an expert on atopic dermatitis and avoiding her triggers.
- Not Giving Up
As a child, Donna Russelle wore mitts on her hands to keep from scratching patches of atopic dermatitis. Fast forward to when she joined a clinical trial, desperate to find a drug that would clear up her skin. Did a biologic help?
- When Creams Won’t Cut It
The constant itching had both Lydia Knox and her son Eli in tears. She had to get to the bottom of her baby’s painful skin condition.
- More Than Just Dry, Scaly Skin
For Helen Piña, it was easier for the allergist to tell her what wouldn’t aggravate her skin. Armed with a long list of allergens to avoid, she took back control.
- How Does Atopic Dermatitis Affect Your Body?
Is it more than skin deep? All that scratching can lead to more issues.
- Why You Shouldn’t Scratch Your Atopic Dermatitis
Don’t scratch that itch. Doctors call it the itch-scratch cycle, and it can make your condition worse. Find ways to resist the urge.
- Dermatitis Symptoms and Treatments
Whether it's mild or severe, this skin condition comes with a variety of symptoms.
- How to Ease Eczema Itch at Home
Treat irritated, itchy skin caused by eczema with these remedies.
- The Basics: Eczema
Eczema leaves skin dry and inflamed. Get to know what causes this skin condition and treatments that can help.
- The Truth About Eczema
Is eczema contagious? Is it genetic? Here's the truth.
- Bathing Your Baby With Eczema
Control and ease your baby’s eczema symptoms by using these bathing and moisturizing techniques.
- The Basics: Eczema
Find out what causes eczema, a rash that can make skin red, itchy, and inflamed.
- Makeup Tips to Help Eczema
You don't need products that will make your skin more irritated. Here are a few cosmetic picks and application tips to keep you covered.
- Caring for Your Child With Eczema
Our doctor answers questions about eczema and explains what parents can do to prevent flareups.
- Helping Your Child Live With Eczema
Use these tips to show your child with eczema how to prevent flare-ups and keep skin calm.