British Skin Foundation - Eczema

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Children and eczema

Postby prp_1575 on Tue Nov 20, 2018 4:47 pm

How old do children need to be to get a proper diagnosis of eczema, rather than just dry skin?
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Re: Children and eczema

Postby Dr Anton Alexandroff on Fri Nov 23, 2018 1:59 pm


Usually we can make a diagnosis as early as 1 week of age.

I hope this is helpful.
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