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My childs skin peeling around nose, eyes, mouth is there a connection to gut?

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Dr. Bryan Levey
Pediatrics
3 doctors agree

In brief: Possibly

Skin problems can be from a variety of causes.
He could have eczema, and he could be reacting to foods or to food additives. A good probiotic supplement can help to stregthen the barrier that the intestines are supposed to provide, and has been shown, when given on a daily basis, to improve the symptoms of eczema. Probiotic supplements are extremely safe and widely available.

In brief: Possibly

Skin problems can be from a variety of causes.
He could have eczema, and he could be reacting to foods or to food additives. A good probiotic supplement can help to stregthen the barrier that the intestines are supposed to provide, and has been shown, when given on a daily basis, to improve the symptoms of eczema. Probiotic supplements are extremely safe and widely available.
Dr. Bryan Levey
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Dr. Jay Bradley
Ophthalmology - LASIK Surgery
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Possibly

Certain conditions of the gut can be related to skin disease or cause dietary deficiencies which can cause skin disease.
See a regular doctor for further evaluation. Consider starting a vitamin supplement and eating a balanced diet in the meantime.

In brief: Possibly

Certain conditions of the gut can be related to skin disease or cause dietary deficiencies which can cause skin disease.
See a regular doctor for further evaluation. Consider starting a vitamin supplement and eating a balanced diet in the meantime.
Dr. Jay Bradley
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