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 paediatric specialist will diagnose the skin problems based on the symptoms and physical evaluation. A skin biopsy and imaging tests may be needed for further investigations.
HOW IS SKIN PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN TREATED?
Many Skin Problems in Children are treatable and common treatment methods for Skin Problems in Children include medicated creams and ointments, laser therapy, antibiotics, and vitamin or steroid injections.
DID YOU KNOW?
These Skin Problems in Children usually go away on their own but consulting a doctor is always advised.