What is childhood eczema?
When a child develops eczema, it’s usually a type of eczema known as atopic dermatitis. This type of eczema usually begins by 5 years of age.
Is atopic dermatitis contagious? No
If you think your child could have eczema (also known as atopic dermatitis), the earlier it’s diagnosed the better.
Here you’ll discover what can be done to control eczema and how you can start to take control.
The best way to relieve itchy eczema is to get eczema under control. In the interim, find out how to find itch relief.
Fortunately, there are things you can do to manage your child’s triggers. Discover what can help.
Find dermatologists’ insights that can help you to recognize and reduce the risk of developing some related health conditions.
Test your knowledge about how to manage eczema.
A pediatric dermatologist explains how the skin and immune system are involved.
They can look alike in kids. See how dermatologists find the differences.
Getting an accurate diagnosis is crucial. Here’s what to expect.
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