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2020/1/23
Dealing With Eczema In Young Children

 

 

 

Eczema in children can be a terrifying sight to behold, with its red, scaly patches showing up on your kid’s skin. While eczema may be common in young children, it is also very treatable. To first understand how to manage your child’s eczema symptoms, one must know what exactly is eczema.

 

 

Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a medical condition where patches of skin become inflamed, itchy, red, cracked, and rough, it is a condition that affects up to 15% of children in the world [1]. Children below the age of 1 are more prone to eczema as their skin are significantly thinner than adult skin in structure, composition, and function. Due to this unique biological design, they tend to lose moisture faster than adults resulting in dry and sensitive skin.

 

 

 

What causes Eczema?

 

There are many factors that causes eczema while eczema is not life-threatening, it is still good to keep in these triggers in mind to avoid a flare episode:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Beat The Eczema Before It Beats You!

 

Most cases of eczema exhibits mild symptoms before developing into a full-blown flare up. Controlling the early symptoms is key to managing eczema. Here’s some tips on how to manage eczema:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Get more details on 4 STEPs that you should not miss out in dealing with ECZEMA:-

4 STEPS THAT YOU WISH TO KNOW BEFORE ECZEMA FLARE UP

 

 

Reference

[1] https://www.johnsonsbaby.com.my/skin-care/keeping-baby-skin-healthy/baby-eczema-dry-skin?gclid=Cj0KCQjwy6T1BRDXARIsAIqCTXrBeQ0SobS3J-r8onQeH3tGZvUINNy-aSagE-PvbWfXsaeE0dUfhBQaAmbkEALw_wcB&gclsrc=aw.ds

[2] Hodgkinson, A.J., McDonald, N.A., Kivits, L.J., Hurford, D.R., Fahey, S. and Prosser, C., 2012. Allergic responses induced by goat milk αS1-casein in a murine model of gastrointestinal atopy. Journal of dairy science95(1), pp.83-90.

[3] https://www.healthline.com/health/parenting/baby-eczema-treatment

[4] https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/common-food-allergies

[5] https://www.foodallergy.org/resources/what-food-allergy

[6] Park, Y.W., 1994. Hypo-allergenic and therapeutic significance of goat milk. Small Ruminant Research14(2), pp.151-159.

 

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