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Sunday, January 3, 2016

Affected children often This Skin Diseases

Skin diseases can be suffered by anyone, no matter they are adults or children. Rash and itching are commonly affects children usually related by the response due to environmental factors and food.
In addition, children especially infants or toddlers are still more likely to have skin diseases because of their daily habit of wearing diapers. Several other skin problems risk suffered by children because they come into contact with other children who already have a skin disorder due to certain bacteria. Of course, there is also a hereditary skin disease and this type are usually permanent.
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Common Skin Diseases Suffered Children

Although the possible types of skin diseases suffered by children can be similar to those suffered by adults, there are some species that most of the children. Some diseases below is an example.
  • Eczema
Eczema called atopic dermatitis is the medical skin disease characterized by red, itchy skin. Although common in children, but that does not mean adults free from this disease. Eczema is a type of skin disease long-term (chronic) and more likely to relapse suddenly, but then subsided. In most individuals, eczema can be accompanied by asthma.
Although drugs for disorders of the skin that is not yet available, but to reduce it to do some action, for example:
  • Avoid using soaps that can cause irritation.
  • Use a cream or ointment medications if needed.
  • Diligently moisturize the skin.
If the above actions have not been able to relieve eczema in children, consult a physician immediately.
  • Diaper rash (Diaper dermatitis)
Diaper rash or inflammation in the diaper-covered regions, such as the buttocks. A disease which is suspected as a result of prolonged contact of skin with urine and feces.
Diaper rash can also be caused by exposure to too much water or soap in the rest of the diaper in contact with the skin for a long time. Disorders that this one should not be underestimated because of this condition is the basic form of irritant contact dermatitis. Luckily, the skin disorder is usually limited to locations covered diaper just so that treatment can be focused on those areas.
  • Crust of the baby's head (cradle cap)
This condition usually occurs in infants from birth to three years old. It is characterized by white or yellow scales are thick on the surface of the scalp. In the medical world, this condition is called cradle cap which is a general term of seborrheic dermatitis. In adults, this disorder is commonly referred to as dandruff.
Although rare, this disorder can sometimes occur in some parts of the body, such as the eyebrows, eyelids, ears, nose folds, behind the neck or armpits. In some cases, the disease can cause the skin to split and issued a yellow liquid. However, the disease usually goes away by itself. But if it does not disappear as well, you should immediately visit a doctor to get proper treatment.
  • Measles
Common types of diseases that afflict other children is measles. This is a disease caused by the virus to spread rapidly. In the rare cases, measles can lead to serious complications in children, such as pneumonia (inflammation of the lungs).
Now there is a measles vaccination as a precautionary measure. If the children have received measles vaccine, then their chances of developing this disease will be more minimal.
  • Wart
Warts are skin growths caused by the HPV virus. Actually a lot of types of the HPV virus, aka human pappillomavirus, ie more than 60 species, only some of which tend to cause the growth of warts on the skin. HPV virus will stimulate the growth of cells on the outer layer of the skin quickly to grow warts. Warts in children may appear to appear in the fingers, palms, soles of the feet, knees, or elbows.
  • Chicken pox
Chickenpox is a very common disease that afflict the skin of children. The disease is caused by infection with a virus called varicella-zoster. Symptoms of the disease is usually a high fever accompanied by a rash on the skin. The rash itself appears in the form of blister-like dew drops, spots and scabs. Chickenpox usually afflicts children during the week and can be transmitted to other children in quick time. Lucky, there is now widespread vaccination conducted so rare skin disease suffered by children.
  • Impetigo
Skin disease that afflicts children can confuse the child of parents who are suffering. This is because impetigo has a shape similar to other skin infections such as cellulitis and ringworm. Impetigo is caused by the bacterium itself and fortunately this disease can be easily eradicated with antibiotics. This disease usually attacks the area around the mouth and nose of children, although in other places can also be affected. Impetigo is a characteristic rash that remove water, blister, and red that can then be turned into a yellowish crust. If scratched, the disease can spread and become more severe.
  • Prickly heat
Another type of skin disease that often affects children's bodies are prickly heat. It is caused by blockage of the pores of the skin so that sweat can not get out. Prickly heat then causes the appearance of spots like acne that meets the neck and head. Usually this disease will disappear by itself. Parents should put on comfortable clothing so prickly heat is not getting worse.
Do not panic if found baby get one of the above types of skin diseases. If you experience confusion or hesitation in the deal, immediately consult a pediatrician.

1 comment:

  1. Greetings!!
    Eczema is a skin condition that is actually a broad term for chronic skin condition. Usually, the word eczema is used interchangeably with its most common form, atopic dermatitis. This skin condition has symptoms like redness, swelling, uncontrollable itchiness, dryness, flaking, crusting, cracking, oozing, blistering and sometimes even bleeding.Read more at-baby eczema cream


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