I Have A Skin Disease

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 15 People

    Atopic Dermatitis--eczema

         I've had this skin disease since I was born. Not too many people understand the effects it has on a person. Recently, I've begun to see my beauty for what it truly is, and only because I have incredible friends and an amazing Husband to tell me and show...
    QuinnJammin QuinnJammin
    18-21, F
    8 Responses Feb 16, 2010

    Cure For Exfoliative Cheilitis / Chronic Peeling Lips?

    I have been suffering from a skin disease called Exfoliative Cheilitis. My lips dry up and form thick white crusts of dead skin every 3 to 4 days, and the crusts then peel off and the cycle starts all over again. I have tried every sort of ointment, lip balm and even taken...
    ReezHossain ReezHossain
    2 Responses Oct 7, 2011

    Eczema - My Advice To Those Who Suffer

    I posted this story in "I have eczema group" but I want to share my advice with everyone who suffers from it.  I post this story because I see that many people joining this group have been irritated by eczema for many years. I am almost healed after 10 years of continuous...
    bublina bublina
    18-21, F
    Aug 7, 2011

    Corticosteroids, A Treatment

    i also have.. and i know, it really feels bad for us.. it is non-contagious but others will still avoid you.. i can't wear what i want .. just to hide those spots   i have so many food allergens.. and i'm suffering to avoid all those..   my doctor...
    MeglioBlue MeglioBlue
    18-21, F
    1 Response Apr 23, 2010


    when I was young I developed a spot on my shoulder. Eventually it spread down my left arm to the elbow. I lost all the pigment(color) in my skin in that spot.It would not tan, it would not burn, it would not change color at all.The doctor never figured it out.It has since gone...
    mailmanshadow mailmanshadow
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Sep 3, 2011

    Teenager And With A Skin Disease.

    Last year, there was a tiny spot in my foot and it grew larger and spread all over my body. The doctors have so many conclusion since i have visited like 5 first it was Scabies then Nummular Eczema then I have this Citrobacter Freundii bacteria. i really dont know what to do now...
    rzmlk rzmlk
    13-15, F
    2 Responses Jun 1, 2012

    I had this patch of tanned skin on my stomach

    and my arm-pits in large blobs across my body for over a year. It was very confidence ruining, and I was scared of it spreading on to other people, making it very difficult to cuddle my ex-partner in the night whilst we were both shirtless. However, I've been on a different...
    xSundip xSundip
    18-21, M
    Aug 6, 2014
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