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How to manage baby eczema

Baby skin is extremely delicate, and it is susceptible to infections and damage, and one common skin condition that can affect babies at a very young age is eczema and which can cause a lot of itching.

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Eczema primarily affects a baby's skin through flare-ups which intensify the dry and itchy regions of the skin. Sometimes it occurs when a baby's immune system overreacts to specific allergens and when this happens It is critical to pay attention to the symptoms that are present at such times.

Here are ways to manage baby eczema

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1 Soap and detergents should be avoided when bathing or washing the baby's clothes because they can induce allergic reactions. 

2 Warm bathe with moisturizer

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One of the most effective ways to treat and control eczema at home is to give your kid a short warm bath. A daily warm bath of no more than 5 or 10 minutes is usually useful, as long as the baby's skin is moisturized soon thereafter.

3 Olive oil

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Olive oil contains antioxidants that can be used to soothe irritated or dry skin. It can also help with the symptoms of eczema. Apply olive oil on the affected area for a cooling effect.

4 Install an humidifier

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It is important to maintain a clean, light, dry, and cool environment in the home and a humidifier can help keep the air clear and keep the skin from drying out.

5 Aloe vera oil

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 Aloe vera oil contains omega-3 fatty acids which help to improve skin health and alleviate eczema symptoms. A gentle application of pure aloe vera oil will relieve the itching and provide symptomatic relief.

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