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If father is having atopic dermatitis constantly if no cortisone, can the children be affected by similar allergic skin problems?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology

In brief: Possibly.

Atopic dermatitis does run in families, so children of those afflicted have a higher-than-average chance of getting it.
However, atopy is not an "allergic skin problem"; most of us believe that it is not related to allergies, because there is no credible evidence that it is.

In brief: Possibly.

Atopic dermatitis does run in families, so children of those afflicted have a higher-than-average chance of getting it.
However, atopy is not an "allergic skin problem"; most of us believe that it is not related to allergies, because there is no credible evidence that it is.
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