Skin Problems in Children are very common. Skin Problems in Children may be the same or slightly different from what adults experience. Most childhood skin problems disappear in time. Common symptoms are:
• Redness or inflammation
• Raised skin or bumps
• Patches of dry skin
• Diaper rashes
• Pus filled lesions
• Rashes from allergic reactions
HOW IS SKIN PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN DIAGNOSED?
Pediatricians and dermatologists conduct a complete examination of the affected area. The doctor evaluates symptoms of the child and asks if any allergy causing food r allergen was consumed. In some cases a skin biopsy may be performed to determine the cause of skin problem
HOW IS SKIN PROBLEMS IN CHILDREN TREATED?
Skin Problems in Children are usually treated based on the severity and type of infection. For allergic rashes antihistamine medication is given. For infants or toddlers affected with diaper rash, appropriate creams are applied externally. For eczema and other skin problems medications are given
DID YOU KNOW?
The cause of Skin Problems in Children isn't always known.