A 18-year-old female asked:
I have had eczema all my life and allergies and was diagnosed recently w asthma my doctor said all 3 r related how is asthma related to eczema?
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Pediatrics 25 years experience
See below: They are all hypersensitivity reactions in your body to different area: asthma - lungs, allergies - mucosal membranes, and eczema - skin. There are theories as to why this occurs but due to the complexity of the answer, talk to your doctor about this.
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Allergy and Immunology 17 years experience
Allergic disease: Eczema, allergic rhinitis and asthma are all considered atopic diseases, or allergic in nature. Patients with one of these have a higher risk of developing one of the other conditions.
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Last updated Mar 18, 2019
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