Dr. Medhat Abu-Shaaban, pediatrician behind myPediaclinic (Voted best pediatric clinic in Dubai) discusses common ways parents can use to help soothe simple skin allergies common in children before the age of 1 and others that may exacerbate symptoms on Al-Arabiya.
Cold pads put on the area of inflammation may decrease inflammation and itchiness as it decreases blood flow to the area. While warm ones would do the opposite. Warm pads however would kill any bacteria on any apparent infection so it can help more antibodies and blood flow to the area and fight it.
Rose water may also be used to soothe the inflamed area.
To read more about the different types of skin allergies: Learn to spot the different types of skin allergies among children with Dr. Medhat Abu-Shaaban pediatrician in Dubai.