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What Is A Good Remedy For Baby Having Dry Skin
Moisturizer: To help with dry skin, bathe your baby with a mild soap, then apply a fragrance-free moisturizer while they are still damp. This helps to trap the moisture in the skin. You can apply the moisturizer several times a day as needed. Increasing the relative humidity in your home can also help. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Flaky itchy scalp: Most likely this is related to seborrheic dermatitis and one of the dandruff shampoos may help. There are a number of them with different active ingredients so you may have to try several different ones to see what is best for you. Some are: neutragena tgel, tsal; sebulex, head and shoulders, etc. Shampoo daily. If it doesn't work see your dermatologist for medication to put on your scalp. ...Read more
Lotions and potions: Curel, cetaphil, eucerin are all good non-fragranced moisturizers that are good for a dry face. If your condition is not improving with daily use of these, see your primary doctor or dermatologist. ...Read more
Moisture!: Any otc moisturizer is a good place to start. They can range from thick (like an ointment) to thin (like a lotion). Soaking in water before applying any moisturizer helps with the overall result. And if you are applying it once a day and it is wearing off then you need to do it more frequently. If your problem doesn't respond then you should have a dermatologist take a look. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Depends: If it is an irritant diaper rash, involving buttocks, thighs, and not the skin crease, then desitin, (zinc oxide diaper cream) a7d, balmex, etc. If it involves the skin creases, spares the bum, and there are some red dots involving the area above the genitas, then it maybe a yeast infection.And lamisil, or lotromin will help. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lots of choices.: Your local drugstore will have a shelves full of dry skin lotions. My favorites are eucerin, aveeno, (oatmeal) cetaphil, keri, lubriderm, and cerave, but there are lots of others. Whatever you choose, apply it right after bathing, while the baby's skin is still moist, to "lock in" the moisture - because the real cure for dry skin is water, not lotion. ...Read more
See a doctor: Over the counter sarna and eucerin eczema cream are good until you see your doctor. There are many instructions to learn and prescriptions available for this condition. Remember flare ups occur under stress and coping skills and problem solving abilities help greatly with contolling this problem. ...Read more
See your doctor: Second and third degree burns are serious and require medical care to prevent scarring, discoloration and texture changes. See your doctor for help with this. Use ice immediately after any burn and go to the nearest facility if it is affecting part of your body to include you face, neck, chest, trunk, abdomen , arms or legs. ...Read more
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