Could my child have eczema?
Eczema is a common condition in children. It is so common that people have given it a few names:
Eczema (name most people use)
Atopic (a-top-ic) eczema
If you think your child could have eczema (also known as atopic dermatitis), the earlier it’s diagnosed the better.
What you see on a person’s skin varies with age. See what it looks like in babies, children, and adults.
Some children have a greater risk of developing eczema (atopic dermatitis). Does your child?
A board-certified pediatric dermatologist answers this frequently asked question.