Can I have eczema with other conditions?

It's common for people with allergies or asthma to also have eczema. These individuals are referred to as being "atopic." These conditions tend to run in families, so a patient with eczema commonly has family members who have had eczema, asthma or allergies.
Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)

People who suffer from eczema may also have asthma or hay fever. A doctor can run tests to eliminate a serious condition as the cause of your eczema symptoms. Consult a dermatologist for more information.


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