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Treating the Skin Helps Control Eczema
For anyone who has atopic dermatitis, commonly called eczema, treating the skin is essential. Research proves that by treating the skin, you can give the skin what it needs to act more like healthy skin. The following slideshow illustrates how this happens.

Infections and Eczema: What You Can Do to Reduce the Risk
When a person has eczema (atopic dermatitis), the risk of getting an infection rises. Even a person with mild atopic dermatitis can develop a severe infection. Here are some things you can do at home to reduce the risk. (more...)

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Patients with severe eczema should follow an individualized eczema-management plan developed by a dermatologist. Such a plan includes help for minimizing flare-ups and taking care of your skin.



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