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A 29-year-old female asked:

My 4 month old has dry patches on his legs. its not itchy or red, just dry. could this be baby eczema?

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 37 years experience
Possibly: Dry skin patches may be associated with eczema. Some infants out grow the condition by the age of 2 years. Skin care includes moisturizer for baby eczema several times per day and avoid over immersion in water. Discuss the use of a low dose steroid cream with your pediatrician.
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