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What's the difference between having atopy and having eczema?

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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics

In brief: Atopy

Atopy is the hereditary predisposition to allergy or hypersensitivity.
Symptoms may present as a dermatitis, hay fever, or asthma. Eczema is also called atopic dermatitis.

In brief: Atopy

Atopy is the hereditary predisposition to allergy or hypersensitivity.
Symptoms may present as a dermatitis, hay fever, or asthma. Eczema is also called atopic dermatitis.
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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