Consider food allergy for Eczema

2012-02

Almost most of the baby has had eczema. Many parents think having eczema is nothing more than using some more ointments. In fact, eczema and diarrhea could be related to food allergies. Some children have very bad eczema and do not respond to any use of ointment. Adjusting the diet may be helpful.

 

The incidence of food allergy is on the rise, and it is more common in children than in adults. The protein digested in the intestine is broken down into amino acids, but when baby’s gastrointestinal tract has not yet fully developed, the undigested food particles could pass through the thin intestinal wall into the blood, causing immune response and allergies.

 

When having eczema, we should first consider whether it is food allergy, and then consider respiratory allergies. Eczema, upper respiratory tract allergies (rhinitis, cough), lower respiratory tract allergies (asthma) are closely related. It is always expressed in the upper respiratory tract, such as allergic cough, allergic rhinitis in the 1-3 years of age. After 3 years old, it is always shown up as asthma. If a kid having eczema prior to 1-year-old, it means he or she has been very reactive. If you do not know what the kids are allergic to, the best way is to check the allergens.