Reports say that eczema often shows up before the age of 5; in fact, The American College of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology stated that 60% of cases develop symptoms by the age of 1, while 30% will experience it by the age of 5. What are the causes of childhood eczema, and how can parents treat it at home?
What is Eczema?
Eczema is the term given for a group of non-contagious conditions that cause skin redness, itchiness, and inflammation. The itch and inflammation can get so uncomfortable that children have difficulty sleeping. In some cases, the skin also appears scaly.