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Eczema in babies often a food allergy

We saw three babies in the Children’s Clinic | Allergy Center today who all with bad eczema, they all had food allergies, and were all fully breast fed. Mother’s foods come through the breast milk in tiny amounts. Egg, peanut, soy, wheat and dairy are the most common foods to trigger this eczema – especially on the face. The skin-prick-tests showed up the food allergy – the mums will take these foods out of their diet and the babies will get better (there is whole a lot more that we do to “cure” their eczema. Doctor Rodney Ford (Paediatrician).

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