Children’s diseases are common disorders that affect children under age 18. According to studies, children are mainly affected by digestive disorders, genetic disorders, oral health problems, musculoskeletal disorders, metabolic disorders, and skin disorders.
Children’s skin is very delicate and soft. They are also prone to infections and other skin conditions due to their vulnerable nature. The primary skin disorders that affect children are alopecia, eczema, juvenile dermatomyositis, and psoriasis. Dr. Manisha Saney is a very experienced and renowned doctor who can solve or help you with your child’s skin diseases.
Alopecia or hair loss is as common in children as in adults. Thinning of hair, bald spots, etc., are seen in children, and it should be treated at the very start to avoid any permanent disorders. Alopecia in children is curable if diagnosed or treated at the initial state.
Eczema is a skin disorder in which skin patches appear as dry flakes. It mainly affects the skin on the arms and legs. Your child might experience itchiness and dryness in the affected area.
Family history of eczema patients is a primary cause of eczema in children. Various problems in skin barriers can also cause eczema in children. Eczema in children usually gets cured by itself with time, but it doesn’t consult your dermatologist is compulsory.
Juvenile Dermatomyositis is a type of arthritis seen in children causing inflammation and swelling in the body muscles. Rashes, muscle pain, and weakness are the main symptoms of this condition. An autoimmune disorder is the leading cause of this type of skin condition in children.
Psoriasis is a skin condition in children that causes red, itchy patches and raised plaques. It is caused by an overactive immune system that interferes with the normal cell cycle of skin cells. Psoriasis is a severe condition, but if treated at an early age, the symptoms and risks can be reduced to an extent.
Most skin diseases in children are curable if diagnosed and treated early. Diseases in children must be treated with utmost care as their skin and body are in a growing phase. Dr. Saney will be an expert choice to solve your child’s skin problems.