Avoid Eczema Flare-ups This Winter

Woman scratching her arm

Winter can be a difficult season for people with eczema. Painful flare-ups, triggered by cold weather, cause areas of the skin affected by eczema to crack, itch, bleed or even become infected. Preventing these flare-ups from happening, rather than treating them after they become bothersome, is the best way to keep the skin calm. When…

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When Should You See a Doctor About Eczema?

Doctor looking at a woman's skin.

Eczema is a chronic skin condition that impacts more than 31 million Americans and can appear anywhere on the body. Eczema symptoms can range from mild to severe and it is important to understand how these symptoms present in order to determine the best time to see a doctor. It can start as red, uncomfortable…

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Rash vs. Eczema: What’s the Difference?

Man itching his hand

Discerning whether a skin flare-up is a rash or eczema can be tricky. Eczema and rashes are commonly confused, and for good reason—they look and feel similar. If you are experiencing a red, scaly, itchy or uncomfortable patch of skin and are trying to determine what it is and how to treat it, you are…

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Does a Humidifier Help with Eczema?

Man turning on a humidifier.

If you are one of the more than 31 million Americans affected by eczema, you may be in a position where you would be willing to try most anything to find relief. These itchy, uncomfortable red patches often worsen in dry climates or winter months, leaving behind dry, scaly skin that craves moisture. In these…

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