Category Archives: Child Eczema

The culprit is eczema

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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Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis

Eczema, also known as atopic dermatitis, is characterized by a red itchy rash that is scaly and is oozing in some cases. The condition can appear on the arms and legs, cheeks, forehead, and in body parts such as knees and elbows where there are creases. In some cases, skin will have a leathery feel and even crack or blister. Some people also experience a thickening of the skin, red patches and even a slight color change when they have eczema. Skin Conditions This refers to the […]

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Eczema is an inflammatory, chronic, noncontagious disease

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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Eczema is broad term

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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Baby acne eczema

Baby acne eczema is common and mostly starts by about 3 weeks of age. In this case the delicate face of newborn baby covers up with the red bumps which look like pimples. There may be number of reasons behind the skin irritation of your baby. Baby acne mostly affects cheeks, forehead and even back. It shows prominent pimple marks on face usually when your baby is hot or fussy. There are common irritants like, split up milk, strong soap, chemical detergents used for baby cloth wash. […]

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