Skin Problems in Children can occur due to heat, cold, sickness or allergies. Skin problems might include ringworm, a fungal infection which shows sign of red, bumpy, itchy and scaly skin. Fifth disease is an extremely contagious disease which is accompanied by flu like symptoms, fever followed by body rash. Chickenpox is a viral & contagious skin disease in which blisters occur and spreads accompanied by itchiness, redness, etc. Impetigo is a bacterial infection which causes red sores all over the body, especially around nose and mouth. AT times this can ooze out or lead to a yellowish brown crust. Warts, heat rashes, hand-foot-mouth disease, eczema, hives and scarlet fever are some of the other common skin problems.
HOW IS SKIN PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN DIAGNOSED?
A Dermatologist diagnoses Skin Problems in Children by examining its appearance and often, conducting a skin biopsy to determine the cause of the Skin Problems in Children.
HOW IS SKIN PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN TREATED?
Antifungal creams, painkillers, paracetamol and antibiotics are prescribed for certain skin problems, warts usually requires surgery, laser or chemical treatment. Rest is essential in most of the cases.
DID YOU KNOW?
Infants and toddlers are also at risk for diaper-related skin problems. Since children have more frequent exposure to other children and germs, they may also develop skin disorders that rarely occur in adults.