How Your Dermatologist Can Help Your Child?

By Dermatology of West Palm Beach
June 14, 2016
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Children  

Find out when your child might just need to see a dermatologist.

Is your child dealing with an annoying rash or an unsightly wart? While you may think that your little one’s pediatrician is the perfect person treat the issue, there are certain instances where a dermatologist might be the best bet. Especially when it comes to treating skin Dermatologistconditions. Find out when to see your West Palm Beach dermatologists, Dr. Barry Kuttner, Dr. Kathleen Herne or Dr. Heather Houck. Learn how they can help with pediatrics issues.

What is a pediatric dermatologist?

We specialize in treating skin conditions in children from birth through adolescence. Children deal with a lot of the same skin problems that plague adults. Some problems that are more prevalent in little ones.

That’s why it’s important to see a doctor who is specifically trained to handle these health problems. Our dermatologists also know how to work with children and their specific needs to make them feel comfortable while in the doctor’s office.

What can pediatric dermatologists do?

We are here to diagnose and treat a variety of skin conditions including infections, fungus, moles, rashes, acne, warts, growths and other congenital skin problems. We can prescribe medications to treat your child’s skin problem. We also remove growths like warts or cysts, as well as biopsy suspicious growths and lesions.

When should my child see a pediatric dermatologist?

There are certain instances when you will want to schedule an appointment with your child’s dermatologist in West Palm Beach. These scenarios include:

  • If your child was born with a birthmark or wart We can continue to monitor it to make sure that it doesn’t become infected or won’t become cancerous.
  • If your child is dealing with a rash or acne outbreak, a pediatric dermatologist will be able to treat the problem most effectively.
  • If your child is dealing with a serious or chronic skin problem. A serious skin condition is one that suddenly changes shape, color or size.

The health of your child’s skin is important. Turn to Integrated Dermatology of West Palm Beach & of the Palm Beaches to schedule your child’s next appointment. Call us today!