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Is there a correlation between asthma and eczema?
13 doctors weighed in

Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree
In brief: Usually.
Asthma, eczema, and allergies are all atopic diseases, where that part of the body is overrreacting to something that other people don't react to.
They can run in families but sometimes occur alone. There's no 'cure' but they can be controlled. Your doctor can work with you to find the best treatment regimen.

In brief: Usually.
Asthma, eczema, and allergies are all atopic diseases, where that part of the body is overrreacting to something that other people don't react to.
They can run in families but sometimes occur alone. There's no 'cure' but they can be controlled. Your doctor can work with you to find the best treatment regimen.
Dr. Cindy Juster
Dr. Cindy Juster
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
great answer
Dr. Chris Oh
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Both are part of atopic disease.
, usually people who have one have the other. Treatment is also similar.

In brief: Yes
Both are part of atopic disease.
, usually people who have one have the other. Treatment is also similar.
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh
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Dr. Carlo Hatem
I take it that you treat eczema with inhalers and asthma with anti histamine !?
Dr. Robin Larabee
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
Asthma and eczema are both allergic type disorders and many patients with one disorder will also have the other.

In brief: Yes
Asthma and eczema are both allergic type disorders and many patients with one disorder will also have the other.
Dr. Robin Larabee
Dr. Robin Larabee
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