Eczema Awareness Month 2017

Last updated: May 2018

Throughout the month of October, we are spreading awareness about atopic dermatitis, also known as atopic eczema, as part of Eczema Awareness Month! Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common form of eczema. Join us and help spread awareness, share experiences, and educate others about atopic dermatitis. We've pulled together our top articles for you to share with friends, family, teachers or coworkers. Plus, we've got some easy ways for you to help spread the word!

Change your Profile Picture & Cover Image!

One of the easiest ways to spread #EczemaAwareness is to update your profile picture and cover image on social media!

Facebook Frame

Our custom Facebook frame features a ribbon in the shape of a letter "e" for Eczema Awareness! You can add the frame to your current Facebook profile picture by following the instructions found on the Facebook page.


Cover Image

You can update your cover photo by downloading the image below, or the image at the top of this page to use as your own. To download it to your computer, simply right-click on the image and choose the option to “Save Image As” – and it’s yours!


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Share Your Story
Sharing your story is a great way to tell about your experiences and connect with others living with or caring for someone with atopic eczema.

See how other community members shared their stories:

Adjusting as an Adult with Atopic Dermatitis
by Shawntel Bethea
My name is Shawntel Bethea and I am an adult who suffers from atopic dermatitis, otherwise known as atopic eczema...

First Time Mommy's First Struggle with AD
by KeTwanna Young
On April 24th, my Angel, Tamia, entered this world. She was two weeks earlier than doctors projected and one week earlier than I expected...

Help Raise Awareness
The below articles are great to share with others to spread knowledge and awareness about atopic dermatitis:

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