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  • Q&A with Australian Health Practitioners

    Can eczema be outgrown?

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    My baby has eczema. Will he have it for life or will it lesson with age?
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    Dr Anne Halbert

    Dermatologist (Skin Specialist)

    Dr Anne Halbert is a paediatric dermatologist in Perth, Western Australia. After completing her dermatology training and becoming a Fellow of the Australasian College of … View Profile

    Yes, eczema can be outgrown. About 90% of children eventually outgrow the problem, although it may come back in adult life in a different form, such as hand dermatitis.

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