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Is there a connection between rosacea and eczema?

Is there a connection between rosacea and eczema?

No: Rosacea can occur along with scaling on the face in the form of seborrheic dermatitis. Classical eczema occurs on the neck, extremities. This combination of rosacea amd seborrheic dermatitis may require treating both conditions with oral doycyline and a weak topical steroid. ...Read more

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Dr. Barbara Stark Baxter
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Atopic Dermatitis (Definition)

A range of persistent skin conditions that include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more


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Is there a connection between rosacea and lupus?

Is there a connection between rosacea and lupus?

No: They both cause facial redness in the same area but there is no connection between rosacea and lupus. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between arthritis and eczema?

Is there a connection between arthritis and eczema?

Not necssarily: Arthritis and other certain types of rashes have a stronger correlation. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between asthma and eczema?

Is there a correlation between asthma and eczema?

Yes: Both eczema and asthma can occur due to an allergic etiology. So, the 2 conditions can have the same etiology in a given patient. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between allergies and rosacea?

Is there any connection between allergies and rosacea?

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 and there is much information on this pathway. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between arthritis and urticaria?

Is there a correlation between arthritis and urticaria?

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 connection or a common denominator between the two diseases. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between sarcoid and cold urticaria?

Is there a connection between sarcoid and cold urticaria?

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 though we have a lot of information on them. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between ginger and hypopigmentation?

Is there a connection between ginger and hypopigmentation?

Ginger: There is a small number of complications related to ginger and if you have noticed hypo-pigmentation only after you started taking ginger you should see your doctor as soon as you can. Of course you should also stop taking ginger till all questions are resolved. ...Read more

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Is there any connection between a rash and anxiety?

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Is there any connection between a rash and anxiety?

Rash: Also the opposite applies; rash can make you worried & more anxious especially if you have anxiety disorder to begin with. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between exercising and acne?

Is there a correlation between exercising and acne?

Yes: I can tell when somebody's a bodybuilder who does bench presses by the acne over the shoulder blades ("acne mechanica"). Really. Truth be told, though, there's no reason to be asking this, as all acne should be manageable with today's rx's. I'd encourage you to stay fit for its own sake, and if it exacerbates your acne, manage it with a good prescription medication your physician can give you. ...Read more

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Is there any difference between having blotchy skin and acne rosacea?

Is there any difference between having blotchy skin and acne rosacea?

Rosacea Has More: Rosacea is an inflammatory skin condition that includes blotchy skin as a sign. It may also present with an enlarged nose (rhinophyma), or many papules. ...Read more

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Is there a connection between allergies and sinusitis?

Is there a connection between allergies and sinusitis?

Yes: Allergies can lead to sinusitis in 2 ways: 1) allergies cause inflammation of the sinus membranes and inflamed membranes are more easily infected than "normal" membranes. 2) allergic inflammation causes swelling of the drainage tubes from the sinuses causing a build-up of pressure, mucus, and bacteria which cannot drain from the sinuses and therefore results in an infection. ...Read more

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Is there a link between being allergic to wheat and rosacea?

No : Wheat allergy in itself can cause a facial rash. Similarly, people with gluten insensitivity (or celiac disease) can sometimes have a condition called dermatitis herpetiformis which rarely presents as a facial rash. Rosacea is a condition not associated with allergy. ...Read more

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Is there a correlation between herpes and lupus/sjogren?

Is there a correlation between herpes and lupus/sjogren?

Well...: There is no correlation. But a person can have more than one disease. Please do not have unprotected sex. If you have demonstrated that you have Herpes and you are sexually active, you should be taking daily medications to decrease the chance of being contagious ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Fox
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Rosacea (Definition)

A condition of the thinning of skin where you can see blood vessels ...Read more


Dr. Jeffrey Satinover
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Deshidrotic Eczema (Definition)

A condition in which tiny, fluid-filled blisters appear on the palms and fingers. ...Read more