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pacifier cause eczema

A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
No: Let me get this straight, an item that helps a baby self sooth & thereby decrease production of stress harmones is supposed to cause an outbreak of ec ... Read More

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A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Pacifer clensing: A recent study in the journal of pediatrics reported that was less eczema and asthma in children whose parents cleaned their childs pacifiers by sucki ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
Yes: See your doc for vit d dose.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Justin Greiwe
11 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Needs Evaluation: Most often eczema has an onset before 5 years of age but it can occur at any age. Presentation and location of eczema can differ depending on age of o ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
25 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: If a baby has an allergy to milk protein, yes one of the ways it can manifest is as eczema.
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A female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Eczema: Yes, if you allergic to milk.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Traci Buxton
22 years experience Family Medicine
Not likely: Lactose intolerance and eczema are not known to be connected, but a true milk allergy could cause a skin rash. Avoiding dairy products for a couple we ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Marc Grella
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: All foods, including formulas, are digested differently. Making a change between formulas will cause the intestines to digest different nutrients. T ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Klein
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Food allergy can cause itchy rashes around the mouth as well as diarrhea, skin rashes all over the body, wheezing and even life threatening reactions ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Pamela Lindor
31 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Thrush is a generally mild infection of the mouth (lips, gums, tongue and inside the cheeks) caused by a yeast. Babies with thrush will also sometimes ... Read More
A 8-year-old female asked:
Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
49 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
No: Teething is a natural process of teeth erupting in the mouth of the child. It does not cause complicated other situations. However it is important to ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Steroids: Yes. Steroids improperly put on an infection can cause the infection to get markedly worse.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Definitely. Atopic dermatitis started in infancy is more noticed on the outer surface of extremities in toddlers. They often develop various viral ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Su Fairchild
23 years experience Integrative Medicine
No but...: Theoretically, hypothyroidism can lead to less stomach acid which can lead to poor gastric digestion which can lead to increased food sensitivity whic ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Howard Schneider
33 years experience Pediatric Dentistry
Indirectly possible: This would really be a 'drool rash' caused by the shield of the binky allowing saliva to stay trapped next to the skin, not something caused by the bi ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
9 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Uncommon: This is not a typical location for eczema. One might be more concerned about a contact sensitivity to products (shampoos, dyes, etc) in this location ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
No: Baby cereal cant cause asthma unless the baby has an allergic reaction to the cereal and it triggers asthma (bronchospasm). How old is the baby and wh ... Read More
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
Yes: Eczema can cause lightening or darkening of the skin as it resolves, depending on your skin tone. True depigmentation of the skin as in vitiligo does ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Depends upon how the baby reacts.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
72 years experience Preventive Medicine
No: If you know that it is a yeast infection, then seek treatment from your pediatrician. Baby powder is irrelevant.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pooja Saroha
14 years experience Dentistry
No: Babies have a natural tendency to suck. Older children with teeth can face bite problems if they suck fingers.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yes: Only when you are allergic to almond.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: It can exacerbate eczema in a child that is predisposed to it. Meaning it doesn't cause it, but it can make it worse.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
38 years experience Pediatrics
Diaper rash: Some wipes have soap, fragrance and alcohol. These can irritate their skin. However, this is more like an irritation type rash. It could also be an al ... Read More

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