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is there any connection between dyshidrotic eczema and thyroid

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
37 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Any dermatitis or inflammation near the nail can cause abnormal nail growth and thusly the normal appearance of those nails can change.

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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
No: There is no connection between these two diseases and there does not have to be candidiasis.
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
No: Ignore ana's unless they are very high titer or relate to specific concerns. Millions of people just in the us have had positive ana's that mean absol ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Margaret Mann
18 years experience Dermatology
Location: Eczema is a broad term used to describe a group of conditions characterized by dry sensitive skin. It include atopic dermatitis (usually starting in ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Zacharisen
32 years experience Allergy and Immunology
None known: The cause of rosacea continues to be unclear but it is not believed to be related to allergies. . The immunological mechanism of allergies is via ige ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: Rosacea can occur along with scaling on the face in the form of seborrheic dermatitis. Classical eczema occurs on the neck, extremities. This combinat ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience Endocrinology
Both are autoimmune: Both hypothyroidism and vitiligo are autoimmune conditions, caused by antibodies. In the case of hypothyroidism they cause inflammation in the thyroi ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Lovell
20 years experience Rheumatology
Not necssarily: Arthritis and other certain types of rashes have a stronger correlation.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Yes: You can have features of both where the skin is red and present at the same time. It can affect the forehead and cheeks.Treatment would be for both co ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
20 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Both are part of atopic disease., usually people who have one have the other. Treatment is also similar.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes : Anxiety can make it worse.
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Dr. Pierre Moeser
Specializes in Rheumatology
Not really: Both conditions are immune-mediated and inflammatory and thus can be treated with immunosuppressive medications. However, cidp and lupus erythematosus ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Powlin Manuel
50 years experience Allergy and Immunology
May be!: We see patients with hives very often. Sometimes we can identify an allergen that could be responsible. Very often no agent responsible for the rash c ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
No: No there is not.
A 64-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: They are caused by totally different mechanisms as far as we can understand since the exact mechanism for either condition is not entirely clear even ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Possibly: Photophobia could occur as one of a constellation of symptoms in a person with thyroid ophthalmopathy (i.e. Graves Disease).
A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Could be: Urticaria or hives could be caused by an autoimmune process. Arthritis can also be caused by an autoimmune process so therefore there could be a conn ... Read More
A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
May be: They may share a common cause of autoimmune disease -- beware of other connective tissue disease like scleroderma or lupus.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
No: They both cause facial redness in the same area but there is no connection between rosacea and lupus.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Morris Westfried
45 years experience Dermatology
Maybe: Since rosacea can flare after certain food exposures food allergies could be triggers for rosacea.
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
Rare: There is one report of cardiomyopathy which improved with a gluten free diet. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15887437 this large study showe ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Thyroid deficiency: Or excess can affect every organ, process and function in your body. Since i don't know what you mean by "gastric", i can't tell you if it's caused or ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
Not really: Unless there is a specific component within the vaccine that your child is allergic to, then vaccines should not cause flare up of eczema. Your child ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Unlikely: Period.

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