Eczema & COVID-19: Managing itch

Man scratches eczema flare-up on his neck
Ask the Ecz-perts

By Lauren Hewett

Published On: May 4, 2020

Last Updated On: Sep 22, 2020

The rapid spread of COVID-19 threatens to overburden our healthcare system and fill hospital beds. For people with eczema, this means it’s essential to keep skin healthy, including managing the itch-scratch cycle.

Eczema ecz-pert Peter Lio, M.D., a member of NEA’s Board of Directors and Scientific Advisory Committee, is Clinical Assistant Professor of Dermatology & Pediatrics at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, a Fellow of the American Academy of Dermatology, and a Diplomate of the American Board of Dermatology (board-certified in Dermatology).