Eczema in Children and Babies Directory
Eczema in babies and young children is very common and usually easily treated. Eczema's cause isn't completely known, but triggers may include dry skin, irritants, stress, sweat, and more. Treatments for babies may include moisturizers, lukewarm baths, creams, or light therapy. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how eczema is caused in babies and kids as well as symptoms, treatments, and more.
Is Eczema in Kids Linked to Allergies and Asthma?
Explore the connection between allergies, asthma, and your child's eczema.
Food and Eczema Flares in Children
Could diet be to blame for your child’s eczema? It’s possible.
Babies and Eczema
Do you think your infant might have eczema, a dry, itchy rash? Learn more about how to spot and treat this common skin rash.
WebMD explains the causes of eczema and triggers of eczema – a skin irritation that is seen more often in children than adults.
School and Day Care When Your Child Has Eczema
A look at what you need to consider when your child with eczema goes to school or day care.
Helpful Tips for Soothing Your Baby’s Eczema
If your baby has itchy eczema that makes her scratch all day and night, there are things you can do to make your new kid feel better.
Your Baby's Diet and Eczema
What you need to know about breastfeeding or bottle-feeding and its impact on eczema in your baby.
Children With Eczema: How to Stop the Scratching
Children with eczema who scratch the itchy skin can make the condition worse. Try these tips to help your child stop scratching.
Slideshows & Images
Picture of Nummular Eczema
Nummular eczema. Round coin-shaped lesions of eczema on the legs of a child. Nummular eczema is a chronic, pruritic, inflammatory dermatitis occuring in the form of coin-shaped plaques. It is seen in individuals with very dry skin and/or atopic dermatitis.
Slideshow: Baby Skin Care -- Simple Tips to Keep Your Baby's Skin Healthy
Caring for your newborn baby's skin may seem complex, but it doesn't have to be. From rashes and sunburn, to laundry detergent and baby powder, learn how to take care of your newborn's skin -- and keep it baby soft.
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Eczema
Itchy, scaly, crusty rashes illustrate this photographic guide to eczema.
Picture of Eczema
Eczema is a skin condition caused by inflammation. Atopic dermatitis is the most common of the many types of eczema.