Childhood eczema: Triggers can cause eczema to flare
A trigger can cause a new eczema flare-up or worsen existing eczema. Here’s how to figure out whether anything on your child’s body could be an eczema trigger.
Everything from dry air to a sudden temperature change can trigger an eczema flare-up. This chart can help you find and avoid common indoor triggers.
If spending time outdoors causes your child’s eczema to flare, this chart may help you figure out why and what you can do to prevent flare-ups.
Kids with eczema have sensitive skin, so products ranging from laundry detergent to baby wipes can trigger an eczema flare-up. These tips can help avoid such flare-ups.
Sending a child who has eczema to school can feel daunting. To help parents and kids feel more comfortable, here’s what dermatologists recommend.
Stress often becomes an eczema trigger in a child’s tween or teen years. Here are ways you can help your teen or tween cope, which can reduce eczema flare-ups.
Heat and sweat are common eczema triggers. By following these precautions, most kids who have eczema can attend gym class and play sports.
Pool water can irritate eczema, causing a flare-up. Find out when you need to keep a child with eczema out of the pool and what precautions to take when it’s okay to get in the water.
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