Eczema is a skin condition that can be seen in any age group.
The most common type in infancy is atopic dermatitis, ie allergic eczema.
Causes eczema in infants?
- Some foods such as eggs and wheat are among the foods that cause eczema.
- Skin irritating materials (cheap snaps and fasteners made from NICKEL) cause eczema in infants.
- For allergic babies, pets and household dusts exacerbate eczema.
- Although rare, genetic factors are thought to cause eczema in the baby.
- Eczema can also be triggered by stress and emotional events.
- Eczema may also occur in newborn infants.
- Usually by the age of 5 eczema passes.
How to tell eczema in babies?
Infant eczema self;
- It shows with itchy, dry and scaly skin. These symptoms occur on the skin around the cheeks, elbows and knees, and can spread throughout the body.
- Transparent blisters appear under the skin.
- Acne may bleed due to eczema, which causes crusting, rash and redness on the baby's skin.
What the baby is allergic to should be identified and this process should be followed by the doctor.