How Atopic Dermatitis Changes as You Age

If you're born with atopic dermatitis (AD), commonly called eczema, it can be triggered at any age. Here's how this condition can change as you get older.

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Atopic Dermatitis Across Your Body

The treatment for this common form of eczema can vary depending on where it appears on your body

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Living With Atopic Dermatitis (AD)

Expert Information and Advice to Help You — or a Loved One — Manage the Physical and Emotional Effects of AD

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Coping With Atopic Dermatitis

Handwashing and mask-wearing can increase the severity of this common skin disorder.

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Clinically Speaking: Questions to Ask Your Healthcare Provider About Atopic Dermatitis

Use this guide to have a helpful conversation if you have atopic dermatitis, commonly known as eczema

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Atopic Dermatitis Shows Up on Your Skin, but Its Effects Go Much Deeper

Commonly known as eczema, this skin condition can cause physical and emotional pain — but learning how to manage it makes all the difference

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What It’s Like to Care for a Child With Severe Eczema

My daughter has severe eczema and life-threatening food allergies. Keeping her safe is a family affair.

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New Breakthrough in Eczema Treatment

A treatment that harnesses the power of helpful bacteria living naturally on the skin could help many people who have eczema.

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Can Dogs Chase Away Eczema and Asthma?

Parents of children with eczema or asthma might think they should avoid having a dog in the house. But two new studies suggest dogs might provide some protection against allergic diseases.

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Should Your Child See a Dermatologist?

If your child has a recurring or serious skin problem or one that hasn't responded to treatment, you may want to visit a pediatric dermatologist.

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Daily Bath Fine for Kids With Eczema

Although some doctors advise against giving a daily bath to kids with the skin condition eczema, a new paper says a daily soak is fine as long as it's followed by plenty of moisturizer.

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Eczema's Effects More Than Skin Deep

People dealing with the itchy skin condition known as eczema may have other medical conditions to cope with as well, including heart disease, a dermatologist says.

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