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Baby Eczema Forehead Flaking Skin
Hydrate the Skin: Another important treatment for eczema is proper skin hydration. Use a hypoallergenic moisturizer such as cetaphil, eucerin, lubriderm or just plain vaseline. Apply the moisturizer at least twice a day, especially to damp skin directly after bathing. Often, eczema is not responsive to moisturizers alone and a visit to the doctor may be necessary to discuss the need for topical steroids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The term eczema is broadly applied to a range of persistent skin conditions prominent symptoms include dryness and recurring skin rashes that are characterized by one or more of these symptoms: redness, skin edema (swelling), itching, crusting, flaking, blistering, cracking, or bleeding. The cause of eczema is unknown but is presumed to be a combination of ...Read more
Baby has eczema on cheeks forehead and under the chin. How can I treat it? Will it go away for ever?
See a dermatologist: These are common locations for infant eczema. Although this condition might respond to a low potency otc steroid cream, i would advise taking the baby to a dermatologist for evaluation. The condition is generally easily treated, but may recur. In addition, frequently the facial component of the eczema subsides as the child grows older. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hello. I was just wondering if there is a cure for my flaking skin. My forehead skin is always flaking. Used to always use hydrocortisone but no luck?
Many possibilities: Flaking skin can be caused by chronic skin conditions such as eczema/atopic derm, psoriasis, seborrheic dermatitis, or other problems such as contact dermatitis, drug reaction, photodermatitis, irritant dermatitis. If you try moisturizers, hydrocortisone, antifungal creams, dandruff shampoos without improvement then you'll need to see a doctor or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Your priority...: ...Is not softening, it's relieving the itching. Eczema itches, scratching causes infection & scarring, and babies can't be told not to scratch. The less they itch, the less dry and irritated their skin will be. Treatment varies considerably, depending on the individual situation. You should see a dermatologist and get a specific treatment plan for your baby. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Needs Evaluation: Most often eczema has an onset before 5 years of age but it can occur at any age. Presentation and location of eczema can differ depending on age of onset. Slightly more common in females. A lot of children who had eczema will find that as they get older their eczema gets less severe. Discolored skin could also be due to skin fungal infection. See pediatrician to determine proper treatment course. ...Read more
I had eczema since I was a baby and I was lighter now i'm dark but my face is lighter than my bod. Do eczema make your skin darker ?
How old is baby?: Only use hypoallergenic, fragrance free, sensitive skin items (laundry detergent, soap, lotions, or creams), avoid fabric softeners in the laundry. Bathe baby only 2-3 times per week. Keep the skin hydrated with a good emollient (thicker than lotion). Talk you your pediatrician about the issue to get full evaluation and to ensure it really is eczema and discuss other measure you can take. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My baby is suffering from eczema has skin same time is very dry and red i don't know what caram i can use to help him sleep at night ?
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