A 24-year-old male asked:
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Only atopic eczema increases the chances for asthma right? If i only have dyshidrotic eczema, i wont get asthma right?

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Dr. Kenneth Horlander
49 years experience in Pulmonology
Asthma scare: Eczema has some overlap with allergies and these do sometimes have overlap with asthma. You shouldn't worry about this, but it is possible, not likely.
Answered on Jul 14, 2015
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
People with one of these often have relatives---or themselves-----with the other.
Nov 4, 2013

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