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Eczema Phenotypes May Indicate Outcomes

Eczema Phenotypes Dermatology

Children under 2 years old with signs of atopic dermatitis (a.k.a. eczema) have an increased risk of developing asthma and food allergies, researchers report in JAMA Pediatrics. In addition, they found, young children with both early-onset atopic dermatitis and a food allergy have a “very high risk” of developing asthma or allergic rhinitis. “This finding is …

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The hard truth about eczema: It’s something in the water

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Hard water damages our protective skin barrier and could contribute to the development of eczema, a new study has shown. Researchers from the University of Sheffield and King’s College London have discovered that exposing the skin to hard water damages the skin barrier – which is our defence against outside …

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