If a child has a skin disease/ condition such as itching, patches, warts or birthmark, a paediatric dermatologist has the perfect qualification and experience to treat the child. Paediatric dermatologists treat a wide variety of skin-related conditions in children from birth to adolescence.
What conditions are treated by Paediatric dermatologist?
- Skin infections
- Skin cancer
- Drug allergies
- Viral eruptions
- Collagen vascular disorders
- Congenital skin disorders
- Conditions affecting nails and hair
When should I see a Pediatric Dermatologist?
What are the skin diseases commonly seen among children?
- Ringworm infection
- Cradle cap
- Fungal infections
- Heat rash (Prickly heat)
- Contact dermatitis
- Hand-foot-mouth disease
What is different at RxDx?
Breastfeeding is the best and most valuable gift a mother can give to her newborn baby. It is an unparallel way of giving ideal food for the healthy growth and development of babies. It is also an important part of the whole reproductive process, which has vital consequences on the health of mothers. Many scientific studies have proved that exclusive breastfeeding for first 6 months is the finest way of feeding infants. After 6 months, infants should be given complementary foods along with breastfeeding up to 2 years of age or beyond.
Deworming is a process to kill these intestinal worms; commonly tape, round and hook worm, that infests bodies of children below 18 years of age. The doctor prescribes a course of anti-parasitic or deworming medicines according to the age of the child. However, it is important to follow good hygiene practices along with medication for quicker and effective recovery.