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The difference between prickly heat and eczema for babies

4hw.com.cn: many Baoma can't distinguish prickly heat from eczema. The baby has prickly heat in the hot summer, but Baoma is at a loss. She doesn't know what to do. What should she do about eczema in summer? How can she know whether the baby is eczema or prickly heat? Let's have a look.

Different reasons

Prickly heat is caused by excessive perspiration and poor evaporation of sweat under high temperature and sultry environment, which results in blockage of sweat pipe, rupture of sweat pipe and infiltration of sweat into surrounding tissues.

There is only one common cause of prickly heat: high temperature.

Eczema is a kind of skin inflammatory reaction caused by many internal and external factors. Chinese medicine calls it "ringworm of the milk".

Eczema is caused by:

Eat some fish, shrimp, eggs, cattle, mutton, etc;

Inhale some pollen, such as dust mite, wool, etc;

Focus infection such as tonsillitis;

Sunlight, heat and dryness in living environment;

Chemicals such as cosmetics, soap, etc;

Dyspepsia, gastric dysfunction, new birth metabolic disorders, etc.

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Prickly heat occurs in summer, and it is often seen in children.

Eczema can occur all year round, regardless of age and age. Looks different

Prickly heat: at the beginning, the skin turns red, and then there are red papules or papules of the size of a needle, which are dense in pieces, some of which are purulent.

Eczema: it's one piece. At first, the skin turned red with a red papule the size of a needle. The boundary is not obvious, exudative, pruritus and symmetry.

Skin changes

The skin of eczema affected area is dry and rough, like a layer of scab, the place with prickly heat will not be like this.

Different growth sites

Prickly heat: more common in the forehead, neck, pillow, chest, back and other parts of the body like sweating.

Eczema: often seen in the baby's cheek, forehead, eyebrow arch, ear. Especially after the ear, the chest and upper arm can be involved in serious cases.

Only in this way can the nursing of prickly heat or eczema be correct;

Correct nursing of prickly heat

Turn on the air conditioning fan for the cause of long prickly heat, we still need to turn on the air conditioning when the weather is hot. Don't believe that your baby will get sick when you turn on the air conditioner.

In this environment of up to 40 degrees, adults can't stand it, let alone babies (their metabolism is more vigorous)!

The air conditioning temperature is 22-26 ℃, and the baby does not sweat. Once it cools down, the prickly heat will subside in two to three days.

Take a bath every day to wash the baby's sweat to prevent pore clogging. This can prevent the growth of prickly heat.

When bathing, use a little force to rub off the cuticle that blocks sweat glands, so that sweat can be easily discharged. Don't rub your baby's skin too hard.

When bathing, the water temperature can't be too hot, 30 degrees is almost ha.

Apply calamine lotion, calamine lotion has obvious antipruritic effect, but it should not be used if prickly heat is broken. Wrap a towel with ice and apply for 2-3 minutes each time for many times.

Do not use prickly heat powder after prickly heat. It will block the sweat glands in case of sweating and caking. It is not recommended.

Correct care of eczema:

Mild eczema just needs to be moisturized.

Serious eczema should be under the guidance of doctors to use hormone ointment, and at the same time with moisturizing.

Avoid seafood, meat, eggs. Eczema may be the manifestation of allergic diseases, so avoid seafood, meat, eggs and other foods that may aggravate the symptoms.

When the baby is scratched badly, put on gloves.

Soap or shampoo can aggravate eczema symptoms.

Wear cotton, avoid synthetic or wool.