Dr. Mona Amin

7: Eczema 101

7: Eczema 101

Get ready to get the basis info on eczema! What it is, why it happens, and ways to manage it.As a general Pediatrician, I see TONS of eczema. Some mild, some moderate, some very severe. I always manage it the best we can in our office before sending patients to a specialist.But how do you know when you need to see an allergist for eczema?On this week’s episode, I speak with Dr. Shreya Patel (@shreyapatelmd).She is a mom and Allergist/Immunologist who owns her own private practice.We chat all about Eczema 101:What does eczema looks like?Are some children predisposed to eczema?Are there preventable measures? When should a child see an allergist for their eczema?What would workup entail at the allergist?What are some basic skincare tips for eczema?Eczema is THE most common chronic skin condition I see in my office and it was such a pleasure discussing this topic with Dr. Patel.Please make sure to follow us @pedsdoctalk and @shreyapatelmd on INSTAGRAM o continue the discussion! 

Duration: 36 min

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