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A 24-year-old female asked:

hi i have a 4 month old baby with eczema we from south africa cape town and the cetaphil eczema baby products are not available here i was advised by cetaphil to use the cetaphil restoraderm just need to know if this is okay for her age of 4 mo?

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Dr. Clarene Cress
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: The cetaphil restoraderm is formulated for dry skin and eczema and would be safe for your baby.
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 26 years experience
Yes: Yes, of course, this is fine to use for baby. .
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 57 years experience
Brand not important: It need not be any one brand. There are many useful products. Generics.......look for those with CERAMIDES....are less costly and just as effective. Eucerin, Aveeno, Neutroderma are among brands with ceramides. CeraVe and generics are fine. After a daily soak in a warm bath rub in a ceramide moisturizer. If there is significant scratching or redness try hydrocortisone. Prescriptio

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