He says eczema is very common in infancy, especially in dry climates like Utah.
Dry air is hard on infant and toddler skin.
Dr. Johnson says aggressive hydration regimens help a lot. Bathing is not bad, but excessive soap use and allowing skin to air dry is hard on skin.
Sometimes prescription topical medications are necessary in severe cases of eczema.
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