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Eczema Week: So what actually IS eczema?

It’s National Eczema Week! Did you know that? No? Now you do – one more person is ‘aware’. Excellent.

Except knowing that it’s the designated week or day or month for a specific cause isn’t really being ‘aware’ of said cause, and even being ‘aware’ doesn’t do… 867 more words

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Don't Be So Sensitive!

Sensitive skin can be very frustrating and difficult to treat. It is estimated that at least 50% of men and women suffer with sensitive skin at some time in their lives. 316 more words

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Changes in Skin "Microbiome" During Canine Atopic Dermatitis Could Lead to Antibiotic-Free Therapies

Atopic dermatitis (AD), a chronic inflammatory skin condition and the most common form of eczema, is estimated to afflict as much as 10 percent of the U.S. 770 more words

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Back in Avene

THIS IS NOT MEDICAL ADVICE – IT IS AN ACCOUNT FROM PERSONAL EXPERIENCE

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I’m back in… 1,221 more words

Atopic Dermatitis

3 months topical steroid withdrawal

This month, I went to a professor in dermatology to see her opinion┬áconcerning my problematic skin. The past two months have been draining, mentally as well as physically, so I was really hoping for some solace (that doesn’t involve corticosteroids). 731 more words

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Antibiotics & Risk of Eczema

So often now, I see antibiotics given inappropriately. Most frequently, patients with an upper respiratory viral infection are given oral antibiotics, which have no benefit on treating viral infections. 108 more words

Smoking and Atopic Dermatitis

A new study has shown that BOTH active smoking and passive smoke exposure in both adults and children result in an increased incidence of atopic dermatitis. 14 more words