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eczema awareness month

October is Eczema Awareness Month

Did you know that October is Eczema Awareness Month? Throughout the month of October, we are spreading awareness about atopic dermatitis which is the most common form of eczema. Atopic dermatitis is a skin condition characterized by dry, itchy, scaly patches, and is often referred to as atopic eczema. Though many people believe that atopic dermatitis only affects babies and young children, atopic dermatitis affects people of all ages.

Keep reading for 5 easy ways to spread awareness below.

1. Share information

Share these articles by emailing or sharing on social media to educate others about atopic dermatitis:


2. Tell your story

Do you have a story to tell about how atopic eczema has impacted your life? We want to hear about it! Once submitted, your story will be published on this site next to the stories of other eczema fighters like you. Submit your story and read others here.

3. Join the discussion

Have you ever been told it’s “just eczema”? Click here to weigh in and hear from others in the community about this topic.

Do you have another topic in mind? Start your own discussion here.

4. Use #EczemaAwarenessMonth

Be sure to use the hashtag, #EczemaAwarenessMonth on social media.

5. Update your Facebook profile

Facebook Profile Picture

Add our custom frame to your current Facebook profile picture by clicking here and following the instructions provided!

Facebook Cover Image

You can update your cover photo by downloading the image below 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!