Atopic Dermatitis Stories

See below for personal experiences and insights from patients and caregivers just like you.

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Hide Your Eczema, or Share It With the World?

In the digital age, we’ve shifted the way eczema is showcased. Every day, more and more people are joining social media sites and sharing their story of living with eczema. Not only has it helped others dealing with this chronic skin disease, but some mention it’s been very therapeutic to share. If you’re still not convinced, here are a few reasons why you may consider sharing your experience.
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The Side of Eczema People Don't See

People only see the red scratches, Band-Aids, and scabs—but there is another side to eczema that people don’t see. They don’t see the cabinet full of prescription creams and ointments. Hear firsthand from someone living with eczema about the struggles she faces with her disease.
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My Eczema Was So Bad I Felt a Rush of Heat From Head to Toe as My Body Swelled Up

C. Knowles was just 6 years old when she was diagnosed with severe eczema. “My eczema was so bad I felt a rush of heat from head to toe as my body swelled up.” Read about her story and how she’s learned to manage her disease.

What Triggers Atopic Dermatitis?

Atopic dermatitis is a complex, chronic disease which can run in families. It often begins in early childhood and can be triggered or affected by many factors such as environment, stress, and lifestyle.
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