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Does eczema weep on babies face or is weeping impetigo? my 3 month old has been on mupirocin the past 9 days. still inflamed and weeping off and on.

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Dr. Emily Altman
Dermatology 29 years experience
Weeping skin: Both eczema and impetigo can weep. Unfortunately they can also go together. Impetigo should have improved at least somewhat with Mupirocin cream. For eczema, just using Mupirocin cream is not sufficient to improve the inflammation, so other meds need to be added. Please talk to you dermatologist about additional treatments for eczema. Also applying cool soaks even for a minute prior to meds helps.

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