Your daughter's courage
comes from within.
And so might her eczema.
It’s hard to watch your teen deal with eczema. You’d give anything to trade places. More than anything, you want to understand and help relieve your teen’s constant flare-ups.
New learnings about eczema and atopic dermatitis uncover what may be causing your teen's eczema. Those constant flare-ups on the surface of the skin may be the outward signs of deeper inflammation caused in part by a sensitive immune system.
Do the text conversations feel familiar? It can be hard to find the right time or way to talk to your teen about their eczema.
The topics below are good conversation starters and can help your teen understand an underlying cause of their moderate-to-severe eczema.
You are one of almost 8 million adults who live with or care for someone with a chronic form of eczema. The more you know, the better you’ll feel. Talk to your doctor. Chances are, they’ll know the answer…or they can refer you to a specialist who does.TEEN DOCTOR DISCUSSION GUIDE
These tips can help you and your teen have a productive discussion with your doctor.