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Skin specialists (dermatologists) are finding that eczema sufferers are also susceptible to asthma, hay fever, and are more sensitive to allergens. The doctors also found that the more severe the eczema, the more likely a future diagnosis of asthma is made, but not vice versa. Further study is being invested in the hope that timely treatment of eczema might prevent later presentation of asthma.

Source: summary of medical news story as reported by 13

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About: Eczema asthma link

Date: 18 November 2005

Source: 13

Author: Christine Webb


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