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Why Is My Skin Red?

Red skin can have a number of potential causes, most of which are completely innocuous, like heavy exercise. However, other causes may be more concerning and require treatment.

Common causes of red skin include sunburn, rosacea, allergic reactions, eczema, and seborrheic dermatitis.

Sunburn

Most everyone will get sunburned at one time or another. The sun’s ultraviolet rays can damage the skin, which triggers extra blood flow and makes the affected area turn red. Other sunburn symptoms include tenderness, itching, blisters, and peeling skin.

The best treatment for sunburn is time, as the skin will heal itself after a few days. Cooling ointments and

Why Is My Skin Red?

Does Eczema worsen with age?

It’s a question we hear a lot… Does Eczema worsen with age?  Or more hopefully:  Will I outgrow my Eczema?

The answer varies as much as the individual person, but chances are Eczema may always be a part of your life…but on different parts on your body!  That’s right. Eczema apparently likes a change of scenery.

Can A Child “Outgrow” Eczema?

In children, the good news is that it is possible to age out of Eczema.  By age three, roughly 2/3 of infant Eczema cases – also known as Atopic Dermatitis – have improved or entirely disappeared, perhaps leaving behind a lifetime tendency

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Why is my kid’s neck red?

Kids get rashes. A lot. But that doesn’t mean that parents don’t get worried when their children’s skin gets red, itchy, bumpy, or otherwise irritated.

Luckily, the majority of red rashes on kids’ necks aren’t a big deal and are easy to treat. Always double-check with your pediatrician, but it’s possible that your kid’s neck is red because of seborrheic dermatitis or eczema.

It could be seborrheic dermatitis

Seborrheic dermatitis is, most simply, a severe case of dandruff. This inflammatory skin condition is characterized by flaking, itching, redness, and irritation on the head, eyebrows, nose, and neck folds, but it can pop up

Why is my kid’s neck red?