Eczema, dermatitis or rashes are the redness of the baby's skin mainly in the buttock area. It is more frequent during first months of life of the baby and easily treatable. Learn more about eczema, dermatitis or rashes, their causes and how they can be treated.
It is an intense redness of the gluteal area, more frequent during the first months of life. It can be accompanied by small scratches.
Causes of diaper rash or rash or eczema
It is due to the irritant action of the urea in the urine, which is transformed into ammonia by the action of bacteria.
Treatment of diaper rash or rash or eczema
A doctor should be consulted in case of infection. Otherwise, change diapers more frequently and expose the buttocks to the action of the open air. To prevent scalding, it is advisable to apply silicone-based protective creams to the affected area.
An inflammation of the skin that mainly affects the scalp, but can spread to the face, the wings of the nose, the eyebrows and the eyelids. It is a red, itchy, and scaly rash.
Causes of seborrheic dermatitis
It is due to an overactivity of the sebaceous glands.
Treatment of seborrheic dermatitis
At home you can remove the scabs with almond oil and a suitable shampoo indicated by the pediatrician. If the case is severe, the pediatrician will prescribe a steroid cream. Avoid scratching the child by cleaning the affected area well and do not keep it in contact with soaps and detergents.
An inflammation of the skin that appears between two and eighteen months of age. The skin appears red, scaly, and dry. It is more pungent than seborrheic dermatitis.
And this is the most irritating symptom since it causes scratching and insomnia, many times. Atopic dermatitis spreads to the neck, ankles, knees, and elbows, places where sweating is higher.
Causes of atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema
It is an inflammation caused by an inherited tendency, in addition to other factors such as allergy, infection, or even psychological. But there is nothing in particular as to the causes. You have to do a medical study.
Treatment of atopic dermatitis or atopic eczema
To relieve the itching, the doctor will prescribe an anti-inflammatory cream.
In some cases it may be necessary to take antibiotics At home, what can be done is to reduce contact with water, stop using soaps, and dry the affected area well and carefully. Look for the child's clothing to be 100 percent cotton.
Patricia Garcia Herrero. Copywriter
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