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My Journey

Changing Our Laundry Routine Helped My Son’s Eczema

When my son was first diagnosed with eczema, laundry was the furthest thing from my mind.

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Our 504 Plan: One Family’s Story

“We watched our child go from a girl who was happy about school, to someone who didn’t want to go. She frequently cried about going to school and seemed depressed… We realized that more had to be done to help our daughter be successful in school.”

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I Was 54 When I Got it! Dealing With Eczema Later in Life

Tom talks about dealing with an adult diagnosis of AD.

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My Husband Has Eczema: A Partner’s Story

For Carolyn Reese, eczema is a family affair.

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Stephanie Knox is Itching for a Cure for Eczema

I am a twin of a beautiful sister with eczema. I am the mother of a precious girl with eczema. And I participated in the most important walk of my life.

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I Have Contact Dermatitis. Now What?

We talk to two of our community members who have contact dermatitis to get the lowdown on patch testing and contact dermatitis.

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Eczema Is Not Who I Am

It is said that if it doesn’t kill you, it makes you stronger. My severe eczema has not killed me, but every day it tries to ruin my life. Physically, eczema is exhausting with the equivalent of 1,000 itchy, throbbing paper cuts on my body.

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Ayurvedic Medicine and Eczema

Doctors insisted that there was nothing that could stop Elina’s eczema, but that it could be managed (lifelong) through antihistamines at night, Zyrtec during the day, and steroidal creams throughout. Elina’s parents sought a solution that they felt was not so harsh.

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Why Participate in a Clinical Trial? First-Person Reports

Irene and several of her family have participated in clinical trials. This was a boon to researchers, allowing them to study eczema in multiple family members.

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My Skin Talks To Me: My Experience Living With Eczema for 40 Years

In my 40-plus years of living with eczema, I’ve learned that my attitude profoundly affects how my disease responds to treatment.

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