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ParentingU is a podcast where we sit down with doctors and experts to talk about important topics that all parents face. We're here to help you navigate this amazing journey we call parenting.

Nov 26, 2019

It’s the largest organ in the human body, but might get overlooked in your day to day healthy living. It’s your skin! Children’s skin needs care and attention—Dr. Sylvia Sutton, pediatrician for Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health and Dr. Jill Fruge, dermatologist with Our Lady of the Lake join us on ParentingU to help us know more about the skin we are in. Our doctors talk about common childhood skin issues from moles to molluscum to sunburn to acne. Proper skin care is important, and our guests give several tips to help parents.

Some of the questions answered in this episode:

What is eczema? Why is eczema so common?

How long should kids spend in the bath?

What kind of lotion should I use on my child?

How can I tell my child’s skin type?

How should kids be protected from the sun?

Does skin tone matter when it comes to sun protection?

Does drinking water help skin?

How can parents help a teen with acne?

When should a parent worry about a rash?

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Our Lady of the Lake’s Children’s Hospital is now open! Read all about our amazing opening and what the Our Lady of the Lake’s Children’s Hospital means for our community.  Learn more about Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health at our website: Find Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Health on Facebook and Instagram.