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  1. Your Baby's Diet and Eczema

    When your baby has eczema, you may start wondering if that itchy rash is related to your feeding style. Is breastfeeding to blame? Or the solid foods you just introduced? Some simple tips can help you get your baby off to a healthy start. Breastfeeding is always best, experts say. Breast milk gives

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  2. Children With Eczema: How to Stop the Scratching

    It's easy to say, "Don't scratch." Getting your child with eczema to listen to you is another story. But a little creativity can help keep your kid's fingers away from the itchy rash. "The trouble with scratching is that it can actually make the condition worse," says Lawrence Eichenfield, MD, chief

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  3. School and Day Care When Your Child Has Eczema

    When your child with eczema is in day care or school, you won't have the same control over his environment as you do at home. But there are still plenty of steps you can take to prevent itchy flares and other problems while your child is out of the house. When choosing a day-care center, you first w

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  4. Healthy Home for Kids With Eczema

    Don't let your home be a trigger for an eczema flare in your child. There are lots of ways to keep everyday household items from setting off an itchy rash. When you have a child with eczema, you need to set up an allergy-free home -- from the ceiling down to the floors. All-cotton carpets or plain h

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  5. Helpful Tips for Soothing Your Baby’s Eczema

    Is your baby scratching all day from an eczema rash? Don't despair. Try these strategies to soothe the itchy skin. Baths add moisture to dry skin and get rid of surface bacteria that can cause skin infections. Use fragrance-free, mild soaps or soapless cleansers made for sensitive skin. Bathe your b

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  6. Eczema Cases Rising Among U.S. Children: Report

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- A growing number of children are being diagnosed with the allergic skin condition eczema -- but it can usually be eased with topical treatments, according to a new report. Eczema is a chronic condition that usually starts in

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  7. Eczema: Tips for Soothing Your Skin

    Think of eczema as a skin allergy, one where your skin's barrier is weak or damaged from environmental or genetic factors. Symptoms include intense itching, often at night, plus inflammation, dry skin, and rash. About 1 in 10 children have eczema. Fortunately most kids outgrow it, though there is a

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  8. Tattoo Removal Laser May Help Reduce Acne Scars

    By Tara Haelle HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, Nov. 20, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The same kind of laser that is used to remove tattoos may reduce scarring from acne, a small pilot study shows. Acne is the most common skin disease in the United States, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health

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  9. Potential New Source of Tropical Disease? Bedbugs

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, Nov. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Until recently, insect-transmitted Chagas disease was found mainly in Latin America and South America, but it has made its way to the United States over the past few years. The potentially fatal illness is typically transm

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  10. 'Kissing Bug' Now Spreading Tropical Disease in U.S.

    By Steven Reinberg HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Nov. 4, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- Residents of the southern United States may be at risk for a parasitic infection that can lead to severe heart disease and death, three new studies suggest. Chagas disease, which is transmitted by "kissing bugs" that fee

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