Organizations like the National Eczema Association can connect you with other adults in the U.S. who are also dealing with atopic dermatitis. Speaking with other people who face similar challenges may help you learn new strategies for dealing with this disease.
“It’s embarrassing, because nobody wants to talk about a skin rash or look at a skin rash or see somebody with a skin rash.”
Scientists are working hard to learn more about atopic dermatitis and its connection to the underlying inflammation caused by an overactive immune system.
While science attempts to understand the root cause of atopic dermatitis, it’s helpful to keep an open dialogue with your doctor so you can learn how to best manage your disease.
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