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How can i identify if my baby has heat rash or eczema? her rashes are red and its flaky on her face, because of dryness her cheek has a small cut now.

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Dr. Nela Cordero
Pediatrics 54 years experience
DERMATITIS: Heat rash are usually in the body, fine, itchy and flaky. Eczematoid rash are localized in any part of the body, cubital, popliteal, face and characterized by your description. It responds to moisturizer or steroid cream.
Dr. Shalini Sethi
Pediatrics 21 years experience
Eczema: Rashes with dry looking , flakes , itchy are likely to be eczema. Heat rash are pinpoint red rash . For eczema you need a good moisturizer.

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Last updated Oct 31, 2016

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