A 44-year-old female asked:
my granddaughter is 5 weeks old and she has red patches on her head that come and go but it's a worry. should i be concerned? plus she has a rash on her back but we changed the soap and we using cetephil wash and epimax lotion
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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh answered
35 years experience Pediatrics and Pediatric Pulmonology
Skin care: Skin care for a 5 week old includes not using lotion and no soap on the face. A bath with a gentle soap without fragrance 3 to 4 times per week is suggested. If there are signs of illness, please see your Pediatrician. A visit between 6-8 weeks is recommended.
Answered on Feb 1, 2020
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