Non Infectious Skin Conditions in Children

Atopic Eczema:

It presents as itchy red rashes seen commonly on face, folds of the body. It can start during new-born period or later and continue till 12- 14 years. Rashes flare up during winters. Sometimes seen in association with recurrent cold and cough.

Treatment

- Treatment includes oral anti-histaminics and topical creams.
- Regular use of moisturizers.

Allergic Reactions::

Reaction to an insect bite is quite common in children as their immune responses are still developing. These are seen as small, itchy, red bumps commonly seen on exposed areas of the body, legs, hands and face.

Treatment

- Treatment includes oral anti-histaminics and topical creams.
- Use of mosquito repellent.

Prepubertal Acne:

Acne can be seen in children between 8-10 years due to a surge in hormones before the onset of puberty.

Treatment

- Treatment includes topical anti-acne creams.

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