Eczema Awareness Month

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Eczema Awareness Month

Around 16.5 million adults and 8 million children in the U.S. have eczema.1,2 Nearly 6.6 million adults say they have moderate-to-severe symptoms.1 Atopic dermatitis (AD) is the most common form of eczema.

October Is National Eczema Awareness Month

During October, join the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) as we raise awareness of eczema. AAFA invites you to use our resources and tools to teach others what it’s like to live with eczema.

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We hear many questions about how eczema is related to food allergy, so we asked the expert.

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1. Chiesa Fuxench ZC, Block JK, Boguniewicz M, Boyle J, Fonacier L, Gelfand JM, Grayson MH, Margolis DJ, Mitchell L, Silverberg JI, Schwartz L, Simpson EL, Ong PY. Atopic Dermatitis in America Study: A Cross-Sectional Study Examining the Prevalence and Disease Burden of Atopic Dermatitis in the US Adult Population. J Invest Dermatol. 2019 Mar;139(3):583-590. doi: 10.1016/j.jid.2018.08.028. Epub 2018 Oct 30. PMID: 30389491.

2. Zablotsky, B., Black, L.I., & Akinbami, L.J.(2023).NCHS Data Brief, no 459: Diagnosed allergic conditions in children aged 0-17 years: United States, 2021.National Center for Health Statistics.

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