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Elizabeth Falkner’s career was just starting to take off. She was in her early 30s, a chef and owner of a trendy San Francisco restaurant, when she began to experience painful, itchy skin rashes and lesions on her legs.

At first Elizabeth chalked it up to irritation from wearing shin guards – she’s an avid soccer player. Then the rashes appeared on her arms and hands.

“It kept getting worse – it was a burning sensation,” she says. “I went to my doctor and was diagnosed with moderate-to-severe atopic dermatitis.”

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