Skin Infections in Children Why Does Your Child Get Skin Infections? Your child’s defence system (immune system) is not fully developed till puberty and can catch infections. What are the Common Skin Infections in Children? Bacterial infections producing blisters, pus or boils Viral infection showing lumps called warts, molluscum contagiosum; blisters like herpes simplex, shingles
Child Eczema (Atopic Dermatitis) What is Eczema? Eczema or atopic dermatitis is a non-contagious skin condition characterised by recurrent and itchy rashes. Children with eczema usually have a family history of other allergy conditions, such as allergic rhinitis, allergic conjunctivitis or asthma. Eczema causes your child to have dry skin which is prone to irritation.
Diaper Rash (Nappy Rash) What is Diaper Rash? Diaper rash or nappy rash is a common occurrence of skin inflammation which appears in the form of redness over the baby’s bottom. It is usually linked to infrequent changing of wet diapers, skin sensitivity and friction. Diaper rash is often resolved easily with simple measures such as more
Burns in Children: Tips on Prevention & First Aid Almost every home has potential hazards for burns. With young children, there are even more hazards as they are naturally very curious. Therefore they would touch or grab items within their reach even if it might not be safe to do so. However, injuries like burns