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Does ragi aggravate eczema in babies

A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Manav Singla
Allergy and Immunology 23 years experience
10-30%: Eczema is very common in babies, kids and adults. About 10-30% of people have eczema. It is often found in people with asthma or allergic rhinitis (... Read More
Dr. Danica Schulte
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Yes: Eczema is common after the first few months of life. Moderate to severe eczema in children is triggered by a food allergy in greater than 40% of chil... Read More

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A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Woods
Dermatology 16 years experience
They aren't: Babies often develop seborrheic dermatitis shortly after birth, which can look like eczema. However, true atopic dermatitis is extremely rare in neon... Read More
Dr. Christopher Moeller
Dermatology 38 years experience
Eczema: Eczema is inherited and can pop up in any age including babies.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Treatment: usually starts with a good skin care regimen, one that is designed for sensitive skin (hypoallergenic and fragrance free). Moisturizing is very impor... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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You cannot: you cannot but your pediatrician or a dermatologist often can.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 57 years experience
Not: There is no evidence that it does, but babies with active eczema must avoid certain live virus vaccine which may affect the skin.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Yes: If a baby has an allergy to milk protein, yes one of the ways it can manifest is as eczema.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Depends on age: Moisturizing daily is the key to healing, but the infant needs to be a least 6 months okd before considering low potency topical steroids such as hydr... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Tomeo
Dermatology 38 years experience
Yes : The otc 1% is safe for short term use.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Yes, good option: Epimax is a good lower priced option in emollient lotions used for Eczema. it is gentle enough to be used in babies and can help reduce the dryness an... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julan Crane
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Eczema: Avoid perfume soaps and lotions on his skin. Use a fragrance and perfume free lotion daily

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