Who is a Pediatric Dermatologist?
If a child has a skin disease/ condition such as itching, patches, warts or birthmark, a pediatric dermatologist has the perfect qualification and experience to treat the child. Pediatric dermatologists treat a wide variety of skin-related conditions in children from birth to adolescence.
What conditions are treated by Pediatric dermatologist?
They diagnose and treat a wide variety of skin problems like
- Skin infections
- Skin cancer
- Drug allergies
- Viral eruptions
- Collagen vascular disorders
- Congenital skin disorders
- Conditions affecting nails and hair
When should I see a Pediatric Dermatologist?
If you notice any skin changes in your child like red patches, itchiness, hives or boils, you should consult your pediatrician. If your pediatrician feels that your child needs expert opinion, then he/ she will refer you to a pediatric dermatologist. However, you may directly approach a pediatric dermatologist if your child has some skin condition and it is not improving even after treatment.
What are the skin diseases commonly seen among children?
Most common skin conditions seen affecting children may include:
- Ringworm infection
- Cradle cap
- Fungal infections
- Heat rash (Prickly heat)
- Contact dermatitis
- Hand-foot-mouth disease
What is different at RxDx?
At RxDx we have a team of specialists that work in coordination to rectify any kind of health issues children are facing. You may visit your pediatrician for any condition related to skin, hair or nails. These doctors have expertise in recognizing and identifying the severity of the condition and you may get referred to an experienced pediatric dermatologist for further examination and evaluation. They work as a team to give you the best treatment. If your child is suffering from any skin, nail or hair related problem and you have been looking for a good pediatric dermatologist, then you should book an appointment at RxDx to get the expert and accurate opinion.