infantile eczema


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Related to infantile eczema: atopic dermatitis

infantile eczema

[′in·fən‚tīl ′ek·sə·mə]
(medicine)
An allergic inflammation of the skin in young children, usually due to common antigens such as food or inhalants.
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With approximately 40% of all babies suffering from cradle cap (seborrheic dermatitis) before they are six months old and 50% developing some form of infantile eczema (atopic dermatitis) before the age of 3, Pure Baby has launched a line of gentle, hypoallergenic, therapeutic products formulated especially to help remedy and prevent the two conditions.
When he was an infant, our doctor told us that he had infantile eczema.
Another problem which crops up is why I advise those who suffer asthma, bronchitis, infantile eczema and other skin problems to avoid dairy foods.
There are several different types of eczema - for instance infantile eczema - and some forms of the condition are better known as dermatitis, such as contact dermatitis.