Do Babies with Eczema Have Allergies?

Food Allergy It is important to understand that food does not cause eczema nor does food cause allergy. The symptoms of allergy are caused when the immune system reacts to food as though it were a threat to the health of the body. Allergic reactions can cause a worsening of eczema symptoms, coughing, sneezing, wheezing, and, in severe instances, anaphylaxis (life-threatening…

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The Potential Effects of Eczema on a Baby

Although eczema affects the skin, it is not just skin-deep. This skin disorder can have a serious impact on a baby’s overall health and well-being if not treated immediately and managed properly. A baby suffering from eczema is the ultimate feeling of lack of control for a parent because it breaks your heart to see them suffer and not be able…

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What is Eczema and Why Does My Baby Have it?

Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is inflammation of the skin. It is a skin disorder that is not contagious. There are several types of eczema but all types of eczema cause itching and redness on the skin. The main symptom is itching. Eczema is regarded as the most common skin disease of childhood. The number of people with eczema is rising and has…

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