- By Joel Streed
Childhood eczema: Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute
Atopic dermatitis, also called eczema, is a common skin affliction that often begins in children as young as 2 months. It's a chronic condition that happens because the immune system is hyperaware, and it can leave dry, scaly patches on the skin. In this Mayo Clinic Radio Health Minute, Dr. Dawn Davis, a Mayo Clinic dermatologist, explains that there are medications to ease the pain and discomfort, as well as more advanced treatments. To listen, click the link below.