A 41-year-old male asked:
I have a 13 month old son. he is having rashes (mild eczema) all over the body. i am putting hydro cortisone. what else can we do. is it safe?
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Eczema: you need to make sure to use hypoallergenic shampoos. Also do quick baths to help not dry the skin too much. Thrm moisturize the skin with hypoallergenic lotion to keep the skin hydrated. Do the lotion more frequently., like 2-3 times per day. Hydrocortisone use is only for short term
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Last updated Jan 2, 2015
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