Dermatologists do not believe that allergy affects children with eczema, but many foods certainly can aggravate eczema. In fact the word 'atopic' means allergic. It would be worthwhile asking your paediatrician to test your son for food allergies especially milk, egg and peanut and other allergies such as grass, cat and housedust.It is always worthwhile avoiding the acid fruits in children with eczema such as citrus, pineapple and tomatoes.
Ask the paediatrician to prescibe a medicine to reduce night itching such as Aterax syrup.
Try Scotts emulsion as an immune booster and also a good source of A and D vitamins and Omega 3. Also give your son a probiotic every day such as Probiflora.
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