Prevention of eczema by exclusive breastfeeding

“Most of the children who come to see a doctor are within two years old. Many children have eczema all over their body, and they are so agitated that they are crying.” Pediatric experts say eczema is the most common allergic skin disease in infants, also known as specific dermatitis. Generally in the child born about two months, skin will appear, papules, blisters, erosion, exudation, scab, etc., due to severe itching often seriously affect the child’s life.

“Children with eczema generally have allergic constitution. Heredity is the internal factor of sensitization. Food, climate change and high room temperature are the external factors.” Experts say you can check the history of your baby’s parents and try to avoid exposing your baby to food or environment that may cause allergies.

It is reported that the allergenicity of breast milk is the lowest, and it is also the best preventive measure to prevent neonatal allergy. Therefore, pure breast-feeding should be adopted, especially the first milk of infants should be breast milk.

If breast milk is not enough (consult a doctor), a formula close to breast milk should also be selected under the guidance of a pediatrician or infant nutritionist.

Four points for attention in family nursing

Experts warned that children suffering from eczema, under the guidance of doctors to use anti-inflammatory, antipruritic, desensitization drugs, do not use any hormone ointment. Eczema is very stubborn, often lasts for several months, treatment, care to be patient. With the extension of weaning time, eczema will gradually disappear.

If there is a baby with eczema at home, parents should take good care of the child suffering from eczema and pay attention to the following points in life:

First, cut your child’s nails short or wear gloves to avoid scratching the skin;

Second, wear cotton clothes to prevent friction. You can use baby lotion to avoid soap or other irritating skin care products;

Third, frequently change underwear and diapers, reduce the number of baths and time, no diapers, keep skin clean;

Fourth, during the period of illness, mothers and babies should not eat fish, shrimp and crabs. The food should be rich in vitamins, inorganic salts and water. The sugar and fat should be moderate. They should eat less salt to avoid too much fluid in the body.


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