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Related health concerns


Eczema increases the risk of developing other health conditions. Asthma and hay fever are common.

In this section, you’ll find dermatologists’ insight (based on the latest research) that can help you:

  • Reduce the risk of your child developing some related health conditions.

  • Recognize and care for related health conditions.

Baby crying in crib. Itchy eczema can cause sleep loss.
What can help a child with eczema sleep?

Itchy eczema can cause sleep loss. Find out what dermatologists recommend if your child can’t sleep.

Moody teen
Can eczema affect my child’s mood?

The constant itch often affects a child’s mood. Here are research-proven ways to ease the discomfort.

A skin infection can look a lot like eczema. Baby with eczema
Is that eczema or an infection on my child’s skin?

Eczema and a skin infection can look alike but need different treatment. Use this insight to tell them apart.


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