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A 30-year-old male asked:

8 month old baby got swollen eyes, itchy and bags under eyes, looks like pimples(eczema).

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Dr. Amrita Dosanjh
Pediatric Pulmonology 36 years experience
Evaluation: Localized reactions, eczema or an infection should be considered. Avoid irritation to the skin in this area. Gently apply a baby eczema cream by patting it onto the skin without getting it into the eyes, three times daily. Apply a local steroid cream after speaking with your pediatrician. A low dose of a 0.5% Hydrocortisone lotion may be indicated twice daily after speaking with your pediatrician.

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