A 23-year-old male asked:
why are babies born with eczema?
2 doctor answers
Dr. Matthew Woods answered
16 years experience Dermatology
They aren't: Babies often develop seborrheic dermatitis shortly after birth, which can look like eczema. However, true atopic dermatitis is extremely rare in neonates. It typically does not appear until at least 3 months of age.
Answered on Mar 19, 2015
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