Category Archives: Child Eczema FAQs

Food Allergies In Kids

Food allergies are a common problem in kids. Nearly two million children have food allergies in the United States. Some food allergies are life threatening, even if the food is taken in very little quantity. Peanut tops the list of notorious foods which cause allergies. Following it are milk, especially cow’s milk, soy, eggs, wheat, seafood and other nuts. Food allergies are caused when the immune system is confused. The job of the immune system is to protect the body from diseases, bacteria, viruses and germs. The […]

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Eczema and the Control of This Skin Condition

Eczema is an inflammatory, chronic, noncontagious disease of the skin caused by allergy and hypersensitivity. The term is loosely used to include many skin conditions more properly included under dermatitis. Eczema is characterized by a number of cutaneous lesions, such as macules, papules, pustules, vesicles, scales, and crusts. Macules are nonelevated skin spots. Papules are hard, circular, and elevated. Pustules are papular like lesions that contain pus, and vesicles are small skin blisters that contain fluid. Eczematous lesions are usually accompanied by an exudation of serous fluid […]

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Baby Eczema

Eczema is broad term used for the number of different skin conditions like dry, red, irritating skin. Eczema can occur anywhere on body but babies mostly manifest it on scalp, forehead, and chest and around joints. Reddening, cracking, swelling, or scaling of the skin. Fleshy and quite reddish pimples arise mostly on the cheeks forehead and cheeks and at the back side. Whiteheads are also observed. It cause mostly if the baby has high fever and his skin is aggravated or irritated. If baby clothes are cleaned […]

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Eczema In Children

When a skin rash cannot be blamed on poison ivy or chicken pox, the culprit is eczema. In this condition, the skin turns red, scaly and develops sores. The itching is beyond the limit and the skins starts to shed in the form of scales. Dermatitis is the other name for eczema. Dermatitis actually means inflammation of the skin and the skin turns pink and sore. Eczema is a common child problem as out of ten kids at least one kid gets eczema and majority of them […]

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