5 Common Childhood Skin Disorders you need to Know About

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There is a long list of skin disorders a human being is subjected through his birth to adulthood but here is a list of 5 common ones.


ACNE – Acne usually occurs in the teenage in agegroups of 14 – 25 years. It needs regular treatment for a clear looking skin. Acne might also cause spots that would have to be looked into. The area of skin it generally affects the most is the face. Acne needs early treatment in order to avoid spots or scarring. Taking care of your skin can help though. This invovles washing your face twice a day with lukewarm water and mild soap. Using some prescribed acne treatments and antiseptic is also a good idea.


ECZEMA – This is one cure less skin disease which one can live with. It is a kind of red rash that is itchy. It can occur on several parts of the body, but usually is seen on faces of infants and adults have it at the back of their knees and behind elbows. Though there are cases of people having eczema on scalp as well as chest. This is one of those irritating skin ailments where one scratches till it bleeds. Daily skin care is a essential in case of eczema. This includes moisturizing your skin on a daily basis immediately after bathing.


MOLES – Moles are non cancerous skin lesions black or brown in color. They usually appear in child hood or within first 30 years of life. When skin grows abnormally, moles occur. The types of moles include Congenital moles and Dysplastic nevi moles. The Congenital moles are present on the human body since birth while the dysplastic ones are the moles of irregular shape and generally larger in size. Though moles can be removed but its always good to find an experienced surgeon for the same in order to avoid side effects.



DIAPER RASH – Diaper rash is a common ailment in infants wearing diapers. It is generally caused due to infection, irritation or allergies. When a diaper is not changed for a while for long after poop or the PH levels in the pee are changed or if the baby’s skin is sensitive, diaper rashes occur. Another kind of a rash that lasts for few days is that caused by the fungus type ‘Candida Albicans’. In order to prevent diaper rash, the baby’s skin has to be kept dry and clean. The poop has to be cleaned immediately and specially in summer attention has to be given to the same. The diaper should be loose and not tight so that it allows a bit of air circulation.There are diaper creams available in the market and applying them every time you change the diaper is a good idea to keep your baby away from rashes.


CHICKEN POX – This is a common childhood disorder and is caused by the herpes varicella zoster virus. It is known to be the most contagious of diseases which spreads easily through sneezing or coughing, blizters of an infected human or even through bed linens and clothing. Usually it happens to an individual only once in a lifetime. People or kids suffering from chickenpox need to stay isolated in order to avoid its spread. The treatment for the same is nil or minimum. Usually over the counter pain killers prescribed by the doctors in such cases.


Are you searching for the best Dermatologist in Bangalore? Then you need to consider RRMCH, which has the best skin care clinic in Bangalore for all kinds of skin disorders.


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