Posts by Laura Dolgy

5 Best Eczema Ointments You Need to Try

As you probably already know, people with eczema have a damaged skin barrier, making their skin more sensitive to allergens, irritants, and bacteria.  This damaged skin barrier also makes it harder for the skin to retain water which can lead to chronic dry and itchy skin.  Other factors that contribute to dry skin include wind,…

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The Best Eczema Gloves to Stop Scratching

If you are suffering from eczema or psoriasis on your palms, hands, fingers, or nails, getting through the day can be tough and uncomfortable.  Not only because of the itchiness, but also because your hands are one of your most actively-used body parts. You use your hands to pick things up, to type, to open…

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Why Your Eczema Burns From Certain Creams

Ouch!  Does your eczema burn when putting on lotion or cream?  You’re not alone. Many people suffering from eczema report a burning or stinging sensation when using cream to hydrate their skin.  But wait – isn’t keeping your skin moisturized one of the most important steps in healing your eczema?  How can something that’s supposed…

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Psoriasis and Diet: To Eat or Not to Eat

Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory disease affecting around 125 million people worldwide. Characterized by red, crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales, psoriasis flare-ups can be caused by a variety of triggers – including the food you eat.  Alternatively, you may notice a reduction in the frequency and severity of your flare-ups after changing…

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Understanding Atopic Dermatitis in Teens: A New Perspective

A few weeks ago we were approached by The Understand AD Squad, a program dedicated to raising awareness and understanding atopic dermatitis in teens. The program currently documents the experience of 17-year-old AD patient Isaiah as he gains valuable insight from a group of experts on managing his disease on his own as he transitions…

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7 Ways to Naturally Treat Elbow Eczema

Suffering from itchy, red, dry elbows? You may have atopic eczema. Also called atopic dermatitis, atopic eczema is the most common form of eczema. It can appear anywhere on the body, but it typically develops on the hands, backs of the knees, and in the creases of the elbows during childhood.  Elbow eczema is irritating,…

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What is Eczema Coxsackium?

Atopic eczema is the most common type of eczema that causes the skin to become red, dry, and incredibly itchy.  When not treated correctly, or if subject to intense scratching, the skin can even become cracked and broken.  This increases the risk of infection which, in turn, can lead to eczema coxsackium.   In this post, we’ll…

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What is Nail Psoriasis?

If you are noticing changes in your fingernails and toenails such as discoloration or alterations in the nail bed, it may be that you are suffering from nail psoriasis.  You certainly wouldn’t be the only one: psoriasis is a skin condition that affects nearly 7.4 million people in the United States alone.  Let’s take a…

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The Benefits of Using Tea Tree Oil for Eczema

If you suffer from eczema, you’ve probably tried a variety of creams and treatments to help relieve your symptoms.  These days, however, more and more people are turning away from traditional medicine and turning instead to natural, more holistic remedies – such as essential oils.  Of these essential oils, tea tree oil on eczema is…

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5 Best Treatments for Lip Eczema

Lip eczema, also known as lip dermatitis, is a skin condition characterized by severe dryness, redness, and scaling of the lips. While badly chapped lips are caused by dryness, there are a number of different factors that trigger lip eczema.  In this post, we’ll explore some of these factors and discover the best lip eczema…

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EczemaLess: A Personalized Eczema Tracker

We have the pleasure of sharing a new personalized, AI eczema tracker. EczemaLess provides extensive information for eczema sufferers, so that they can better track their triggers and find the appropriate treatments with their medical provider. Discover its many benefits below! Laura DolgyLaura is a contributor and content developer for It’s An Itchy Little World.…

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3 Homemade Bath Bombs for Eczema

Did you know that there are a variety of bath bombs for eczema? Bath bombs are packed mixtures of dry ingredients that are added to bath water to create a soothing and nourishing bathing solution. There are dozens of bath bombs available for purchase online or in store, but many of these products use preservatives,…

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