Children’s Health - Eczema

Posted by kkman168 28/08/2017 0 Comment(s) Kid's Health,

It is always been parents’ nightmare if there is an allergic child in the family and eczema may be the most common problem that may lead to scratching, red patches soreness or even inflamed. As the skin is very itchy which can be quite distressing to the child.


What causes eczema?


Trigger factors may be different in different people. Most children get worse when they catch cold or other illesss. The most common cause of eczema is atopic dermatitis (sometimes called infantile eczema), which affects older kids as well as infants. Children who are born into families where there are allergies are more likely to develop atopic (allergy-type) diseases such as asthma, hay fever and eczema. Some experts believe that these children may be genetically predisposed to have eczema, which means that children are more likely to obtain genes from parents to pass on their characteristics.


Eczema means that your skin lacks specific body fat, fat (fat) and moisturizers, usually keep the skin soft and intact. Bonds between the skin and cells are also not as strong. This allows cells to lose moisture, shrink and cause cracks allowing moisture to evaporate from the skin. As the result, allergens and irritants get in the cause eczema.


Signs and symptoms of eczema can vary widely during the early phases. Between 2 and 6 months of age (and always before they are 5 years old), kids with eczema usually develop itchy, dry, red skin and small bumps on their cheeks, forehead, or scalp. The rash may spread to the arms and legs and the trunk, and red, crusted, or open lesions may appear on any area affected.


Scientists believe that eczema is inherited, so there is no way to prevent eczema. However, through the prevention of allergens to avoid the occurrence of eczema.


How do you avoid triggering factors?


  • Keep the skin moist and intact.
  • Put on breathable material.
  • Avoid contact with allergens such as dust, pollen and so on.
  • Baby bed mattresses should be replaced regularly to avoid dust mites.
  • If you have pets, but also try to avoid direct contact.
  • Pay attention to climate change, timely add warm and replace the cool clothes.
  • Note the diet if the suspected food allergy to the baby diet to maintain a balanced and perfect

In most cases, removing the skin that stimulates the skin and treats the skin (as described above) is sufficient to control eczema.

If the child eczema situation is not controlled or deteriorated, must seek medical treatment as soon as possible.


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