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Inflammatory Skin Conditions
Inflammatory Skin Conditions RossHelen | Getty Images Making peace with your skin Youve probably heard the expression feeling comfortable in your own skin. For people with inflammatory skin conditions such as eczema, seborrheic dermatitis, or psoriasis, that can be challenging. Its not just the physical discomfortthe itching, the flaking skin, the pain. There is a psychological burden as well. During the worst flares, you may feel self-conscious or alone, isolated in your suffering.