Noticing any oddities with the skin of a child, one can suspect signs of lichen. This disease affects people at any age. By this word is meant dermatosis caused by fungi or viruses. It is often easy to confuse lichen with allergies, eczema, or measles. Therefore, to help the baby you need to know the signs of depriving a child. The difficulty is that there are several types of skin disease that differ in symptoms. Be sure to consult a doctor to find out the exact diagnosis. Especially if itching has been observed for several days, and hair in the area of spots falls out. Lichen can spread throughout the body. If you see strange spots or changes in the skin with itching in the baby, then limit contact with others – lichen can be infectious. Therefore, it is forbidden to attend kindergarten, school, circles, playgrounds.
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