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Sensitive skin

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Each score is a percentile comparing your child to other kids their age.

How would you rate your child's level of sensitive skin?

Other symptoms or behaviors to look for with Sensitive skin

When parents mention Sensitive skin they also mention these other symptoms:

SymptomFrequencyNumber of mentions
ItchingOften5 mentions
Rashes (any cause)Often4 mentions
Dry skinOften2 mentions
Picky eating or aversion to foods / food sensationsOften1 mention
Red skinOften1 mention

Characteristics of Sensitive skin

How common is Sensitive skin?

Across kids of all ages represented on Sleuth, 31.97% of parents surveyed by Sleuth say their kids have Sensitive skin.

Percentage of kids with Sensitive skin by year of age


This is based on a survey of 441 children on Sleuth. The plot shows the percentage of parents who rated their child’s Sensitive skin “Moderate”, “Severe”, or “Very Severe” among kids in different age groups.


SeverityPercent of ChildrenTotal Mentions
Very Severe


23 mentions


35 mentions


82 mentions


121 mentions
Not at All


179 mentions

Discussion of Sensitive skin

What was your approach to Sensitive skin? What were the results?