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My dad has eczema is this hereditary? Can it be passed down to me as well?
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Dr. Paul Carter
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Yes
If you have a close relative with allergic dermatitis it increases your risk for getting an allergic disease such as atopic (allergic) dermatitis.

In brief: Yes
If you have a close relative with allergic dermatitis it increases your risk for getting an allergic disease such as atopic (allergic) dermatitis.
Dr. Paul Carter
Dr. Paul Carter
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Dr. Paul Cohen
Family Medicine
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Possibly
I'm sure there is a genetic component to eczema; as well as most everything else.
Whether or not you receive it; and whether or not it becomes "active" in you is up to your genes and the environment around you. If you start developing a rash please see you doctor.

In brief: Possibly
I'm sure there is a genetic component to eczema; as well as most everything else.
Whether or not you receive it; and whether or not it becomes "active" in you is up to your genes and the environment around you. If you start developing a rash please see you doctor.
Dr. Paul Cohen
Dr. Paul Cohen
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