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What else can you get if you have eczema?

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Doctors know that a large share of children with severe eczema will later get asthma or other allergies.

From: Eczema Causes WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

MedicineNet.com: "Eczema."

KidsHealth.org: "Eczema."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What Is Atopic Dermatitis?"

American Academy of Dermatology: "Atopic dermatitis: Who gets and causes."

MedlinePlus: "Atopic eczema."

American Academy of Dermatology: "What is Eczema?"

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 22, 2017

SOURCES:

MedicineNet.com: "Eczema."

KidsHealth.org: "Eczema."

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases: "What Is Atopic Dermatitis?"

American Academy of Dermatology: "Atopic dermatitis: Who gets and causes."

MedlinePlus: "Atopic eczema."

American Academy of Dermatology: "What is Eczema?"

Reviewed by Stephanie S. Gardner on June 22, 2017

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