Pediatric Dermatology in Dallas, TX

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About Pediatric Dermatology

Pediatric dermatology deals with common skin conditions that affect children. At Dermatology Center of Dallas in Texas, we can diagnose, treat, and manage skin problems that cause uncomfortable symptoms for your child. If your child has a chronic rash, inflamed skin, or itchiness, it may be time to bring them in for an evaluation. We can provide relief from skin issues with topical creams, medications, or nonsurgical surgeries. Please schedule an appointment with our Dallas, TX pediatric dermatologist to learn more.

What Are the Benefits of Pediatric Dermatology?

Pediatric dermatology helps parents in Dallas, TX identify and treat problems with their child's skin. This service at Dermatology Center of Dallas provides a number of benefits, including:

  • A talented team with immeasurable experience working with children
  • Reaching a diagnosis and treatment for child ailments, such as allergic reactions, cysts, dermatitis, and more
  • Modern facilities allowing us to provide the very best care

Who Is A Candidate for Pediatric Dermatology?

Candidates for pediatric dermatology include children and adolescents experiencing skin, hair, or nail disorders that require specialized care. Conditions such as severe eczema, persistent acne, unusual birthmarks, warts, psoriasis, and genetic skin disorders often necessitate a visit to a pediatric dermatologist. Additionally, children with skin conditions that do not respond to over-the-counter treatments that affect their quality of life or are associated with systemic diseases should see a pediatric dermatologist for a comprehensive evaluation and tailored treatment plan. Our team at Dermatology Center of Dallas is trained to address these issues with a child-friendly approach, ensuring effective and safe care for young patients.

What to expect with Pediatric Dermatology

At the beginning of your child's consultation, we first start by making sure you and your child feel comfortable. Next, we will review the problem, provide a diagnosis, and develop a treatment plan. We can help manage:

  • Acne
  • Alopecia
  • Birthmarks
  • Moles
  • Molluscum
  • Nail fungus
  • Atopic dermatitis
  • Ringworm

Even if you don't see the skin condition on our list, there's a good chance we can provide treatment. Please call our team to learn more.

Pediatric Dermatology FAQ

What are the most common pediatric dermatology issues?

The most common skin issues children are treated for include:

  • Rashes
  • Eczema
  • Acne
  • Birthmarks
  • Hives
  • Psoriasis
  • Allergies

What kind of soap and skin care products should a child with sensitive skin use?

If your child has sensitive skin, many dermatologists will recommend soap-free cleansers having about a 5 – 5.5 pH balance. Cocoa butter and petroleum jelly can help hydrate dry skin. Any soaps, lotions, bubble baths, etc., while perfumes and other chemicals should also be avoided, opting instead for something fragrance-free. You can also ensure your laundry detergent is formulated for people with sensitive skin, often dye and fragrance-free.

Can children grow out of having eczema?

Studies have shown that about 75% of children with eczema will outgrow it; however, they may still have dry skin as an adult.

What can cause children's skin allergies?

  • Pet dander
  • Chemicals in cosmetics, detergents, and soaps
  • Certain medications
  • Food and nut allergies
  • Latex
  • Insect stings

Schedule A Pediatric Dermatology Appointment in Dallas, TX

If you notice a skin issue on your child, please give us a call to schedule a consultation. We can carefully assess the condition and provide a helpful treatment. We also strive to help your child feel relaxed throughout the appointment.

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