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Eczema: How do mixed race children experience it?

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falasportugues Sun 16-Oct-11 01:23:36

I noticed, at the dermatologist recently, that most of the children waiting were mixed race or from ethnic minorities. I mentioned this to the dermatologist who agreed, but had no further comment to make. Does anyone know of any research/information on mixed race childrens experience of eczema? It would be so useful to know if there were any features..... anybody got any clues?

RuthChan Sun 16-Oct-11 10:30:12

Interesting. I had never heard that there was any such connection.
My children are mixed race.
My DD has very mild eczema, but DS doesn't.
I had always assumed that DD inherited from DH, who also has it. (He's not mixed race.)

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