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How to Get Your Skin Winter-Ready with Eczema

Q. Last winter, it was very cold where I live, and I struggled with my atopic eczema. I got outbreaks of dry, flaky or blistering skin, especially on my neck and near my mouth. Do you have suggestions for “winterizing” my skin? I’d like to avoid steroid creams again. For instance, would a super mild soap […]

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Safe Makeup Tips for Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis)

Q. My teenage daughter has eczema (atopic dermatitis) that now seems under control. She’s asking about wearing makeup. What do you think would be safe for her to try?  Dr. Skotnicki: I always like the analogy of atopic eczema and asthma. If you have asthma, you don`t smoke since the smoke may cause a flare-up of […]

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Preventing Atopic Eczema Flare-Ups

Q. My 8-year-old daughter gets eczema and finds breakouts during the school year most embarrassing (not to mention itchy). Any suggestions? Dr. Skotnicki: At the age of 8, your daughter likely has a genetic form of eczema which is referred to as atopic eczema. This is a chronic and recurrent condition that usually flares in […]

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