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How Can I Help My Child With Symptoms of Eczema?

Allergies are something that, as parents, we all have to contend with at some point during our child’s life. Because allergies can be such a wide-ranging concept, we need to learn about it as soon as possible. Allergies come in a wide variety of symptoms, not least eczema. We’ve all experienced some form of eczema in mild forms as adults, but is eczema something we have to live with?

As it can come from a food allergy or a bad reaction to something, it is crucial we understand the best approaches to ensure eczema is under control in our children. It can be as simple as applying ointment or emollient or it can be an underlying cause. Asthma is one of the main causes, but the rise of food allergies in babies and young children can result in a lifelong battle. This is why it’s important to understand the root causes and what we can do to prevent it, ensuring that our children live a life free of this itchy affliction.

If you don’t know how to reduce your child’s eczema or are wondering if it’s just your child that has it, the infographic below highlights some interesting facts about eczema and the fact that it is more widespread than you think. The infographic has some interesting facts and shows you some simple approaches to managing it, and if it is a lifelong battle. It can be frustrating to see your child scratching constantly without understanding the underlying cause, but eczema is something that can be treated.

Infographic design by ScratchSleeves ScratchSleeves

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