Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Charlene | 2010/01/11

Q.

Eczema in ear

Good day,

Could you please tell me what is the cause of a baby developing eczema in the ear? My son is almost 9 months old.

My ped done allergy tests on him which all came back negative so I dont understand how he could of developed it.

Thanking you
Charlene

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is probably not eczema but a temporary skin condition called seborrhoeic dermatitis. If the condition is severe it would be best to see a dermatologist.

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