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Eczema in Babies | Q & A | Eczema on Babies Skin

Image of a BabyWhat is eczema in babies?
Eczema in babies most commonly develops between two and six months and often before the age of five. In babies, eczema usually starts on the cheeks and scalp, and can then spread to other areas such as the inner legs, arms and chest.

Skin with eczema may be dry, red, thickened, cracked, itchy or even broken and is worsened by babies or young children scratching and irritating the problem areas.

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My two year old daughter has suffered with severe eczema for the last 8 months, leaving her raw, sore and very very grumpy.

We saw 4 different doctors who all suggested we use different creams and drugs, but nothing worked. At my wits end and feeling like a terrible Mother as I could not soothe my childs itchy skin, my friend recommended I try your soap. (Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar)

Within 6 weeks her skin has cleared up, the sores are gone and the itching is under control. I can’t believe the difference in my little girl, who now sleeps all night and is a happy, healthy child again.

THANK YOU !!
Rachel McKenna

What are the common symptoms of eczema in babies?

Eczema varies in severity, and in some cases forms only as dry skin on the scalp or around the eyes, which can be easily unnoticed.

How to tell if your baby has eczema:

Babies suffering with eczema will have dry, patchy skin, which may be red, sore and easily inflamed. They will also have a high sensitivity to itching, and are more likely to develop other atopic diseases such as hay fever and asthma.

What causes eczema in babies?

Eczema is usually an allergic reaction, such as contact with a certain fabric, chemical or other irritant such as dairy products and harsh soaps. Like many conditions, stress, hormones and food intolerances can also worsen or trigger eczema.

Which babies are likely to get eczema?

Many sufferers of eczema have other family members who have the disease, but there is no way of measuring the likelihood of your baby getting the condition.

Can eczema in babies be cured?
Unfortunately science has not discovered a complete cure for eczema. Therefore the best we can hope for is to treat the symptoms of eczema and normalise the condition.

What is the best treatment for eczema in babies?

The best treatment for eczema is to first avoid any allergic triggers, it may also help if babies wear a rash vest to prevent itching at night.

For a natural eczema solution, you can try our eczema skin care regime. Our products contain no chemicals that may cause an adverse reaction in babies skin.

Recommended skin care regime for eczema in babies
1. Wash babies skin morning and evening with our Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar. We suggest using luke-warm pre-boiled water if you live in a hard water area.

2. Our Natural Emollient Cream for Eczema is perfect for young, sensitive skin. It gently soothes troubled areas, using essential oils as well as the healing qualities of Zander.

If you are purchasing our eczema treatment products for the first time, please visit our Eczema Treatment Combination page where you will enjoy a £5.00 Discount when purchasing the Deep Cleansing Therapy Bar and Natural Emollient together.


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About Ashley Metcalfe

Syrinx ZA Chief Executive Ashley Metcalfe is responsible for marketing and business development. Ashley is as passionate about cricket as he is skin care. Drop Ashley a line if you have any skin related questions.

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