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At we believe that we are stronger together than we are alone. Living with atopic dermatitis can be a challenge, but the more we share and support one another, the better off we will be. Whether it’s your own story of how you manage atopic dermatitis as well as manage complications, to tips on your daily life, we want to hear from you!

So please submit your own personal story about atopic dermatitis here, and check back often to read about how others are living with (or even struggling with) atopic dermatitis. You will need to log in or register to be able to submit your story. We hope that these stories become a source of inspiration and support for our community.

Please be sure to read our story submission guidelines.

This article represents the opinions, thoughts, and experiences of the author; none of this content has been paid for by any advertiser. The team does not recommend or endorse any products or treatments discussed herein. Learn more about how we maintain editorial integrity here.


  • Alexia28
    2 years ago

    The term “atopic dermatitis” is used in my medical records and I’ve had it since infancy. During my early adult years it seemed to disappear but has since returned now that I’m a senior. There are periods where it doesn’t bother me but it seems to return now and then. I use a prescription ointment for flare-ups but I’ve been told not to use it continuously.

  • Sarah Wallin moderator
    2 years ago


    Your life long journey with atopic dermatitis certainly speaks to your experience with the condition. I am sorry to hear that your symptoms have returned to you now as a senior. I am glad that prescription ointment is helping to treat your flare-ups, but if you are still concerned about using it a lot, we do have an article on our site about complementary and alternative treatments you might like to explore: Please know that you are not alone – I will be thinking of you. Keep us posted on how you are doing.

    Take care,
    Sarah ( Team Member)

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