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Bad diagnosis scars toddler

April 9, 2019
OurHealth  

Five-year-old Shantel* is covered with eczema scars and has lived in isolation almost her life with a condition that could have been prevented if her local clinic had made the correct diagnosis when she was few months old.

Taking the itch out of eczema

November 13, 2018
OurHealth  

Mpumalanga – Nomonde wears the scars of eczema on her face but the 9-year-old girl carries invisible scars from being bullied because of her skin condition.

Coping with childhood eczema

May 19, 2015
Children's Health   OurHealth  

Thabitha Rakoma spent months trying to cure the dry patches of skin on her baby boy’s face until her local clinic diagnosed the problem.

Living with eczema

July 30, 2013
OurHealth  

It is estimated that around 10 to 15% of children suffer from infant eczema. It appears on most parts of the body but most often on cheeks and in the folds of the arms, the backs of the knees, wrists and hands.