​Common Childhood Skin Conditions Doctor Q&A

Most children may have a skin condition at some point in time. Common childhood skin conditions include eczema, urticaria, ringworm, warts, molluscum contagiosum and insect bites, all which can be treated safely and effectively.

Dr Emily Gan, Consultant from the Dermatology Service at KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital (KKH), a member of the SingHealth group, will address your questions about common childhood skin conditions.

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About Dr Emily Gan

Dr Emily Gan, Consultant, Dermatology Service, KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital, graduated from the National University of Singapore with a Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (Honours). She subsequently attained her postgraduate qualifications from the Royal College of Physicians (UK) and National University of Singapore (Master of Medicine - Internal Medicine). 

Dr Gan manages both children and adults with skin, hair and/or nail problems and her sub-specialties include paediatric dermatology and pigmentary disorders. She teaches medical students and residents regularly, and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor with Duke-NUS Medical School.

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