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How do allergies and eczema affect each other?

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  • Kids with allergies -- especially to foods like milk and peanuts -- are more likely to have eczema.
  • Having parents with allergies or asthma increases a child's risk of eczema.
  • Kids with eczema are more likely to get allergies and asthma later in life.
  • Keeping your kid away from allergy triggers can ease eczema symptoms.

From: Kids, Allergies, and Eczema WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

AAFA: "Atopic dermatitis (Eczema.)"

ACAAI: "Eczema in Children."

Healthy Children.org: "Seasonal Allergies in Children."

National Eczema Association: "Atopic Dermatitis in Children."

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on October 20, 2018

SOURCES:

AAFA: "Atopic dermatitis (Eczema.)"

ACAAI: "Eczema in Children."

Healthy Children.org: "Seasonal Allergies in Children."

National Eczema Association: "Atopic Dermatitis in Children."

Reviewed by Renee A. Alli on October 20, 2018

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