Eczema

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Eczema is an autoimmune condition that makes the skin red and itchy. It's common in children, but eczema can occur at any age. The condition is long lasting and flares periodically. It may be accompanied by asthma or hay fever.

LEAH

Dear My Perfect, Rashy, Skin

As the month of November is upon us, I know we are all going to begin reflecting on what we are thankful for, and secretly looking towards the new year thinking of things we hope to come. I just wanted to write you a letter to thank you, Skin, for all the ways you’ve been there for me and shaped me as a person. I never really stopped to think about it before, but in a way, you have made all the difference.

Our Journey with Eczema

We are so thankful to Joyce and Leah for both sharing their story about Leah’s eczema.

How to explain Eczema by Age

While eczema can seem common, it takes on a lot of different forms. Also, many people don’t understand how much pain and discomfort can come from eczema. Here are a few ways to explain eczema to different ages.

Meet Luke

Luke’s family calls him “Sunny Jim.” He’s smart, positive, and cheerful. He loves band at school and plays percussion instruments. He has a twin sister, with perfectly clear skin. Luke has eczema on his face, which stays flared up.

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