Skin disease of atopic dermatitis or also known as eczema often affects infants under the age of 5 years. The symptoms include reddish spots and itching which if prolonged will lead to the dry, scaly, thickened and black baby's skin.
Atopic dermatitis usually appears on the face, neck, elbow creases and groin, leg behind the knee and ankle. The disease is classified as recurrent disease that can appear again even though the baby is healed.
Until now causes of atopic dermatitis are not found, but there are several factors that can trigger the onset of this disease. These factors are:
Treating and Preventing
Because this belongs to recurrent disease, mothers can take preventive actions as follows: