Eczema: I'm More Than My Skin

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Ashley Blua

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Ashley Blua, 29, works in corporate communications and lives in Hermosa Beach, CA.

At almost 30 years old, I’ve never known life without eczema. This chronic skin disease has been a huge part of my story since I can remember, with some periods worse than others. Although I’m managing my disease well now, it has been a difficult journey to get where I am today.

As a child, I remember having really severe eczema. I was always making excuses about why my legs were scratched and bleeding, saying I had allergic reactions or that my puppy had scratched me.

Caring for sensitive skin and eczema can be challenging, but with the right tips and tricks, you can give your skin the love it needs.

Medical Reviewer: William C. Lloyd III, MD, FACS Last Review Date: Apr 28, 2017

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