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Why Do Babies Get Eczema
What can I use to keep my baby face moisturized she haa eczema and get face dries out very quickly. She is 2months?
Many products: There are many products available. Focus on something unscented and designed for infant skin. Aquaphor, lubriderm, eucerin, cetaphil, aveeno - so many more , too many to name. Also, ointments are preferable to lotions if dryness is severe. Also should be using a moisturizing face wash. Most baby soaps are not moisturizing. Soaps like dove, caress, tone or aquaphor body wash are good choices. ...Read more
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
Don't gamble.: Here we go with "natural" again. "natural" does not necessarily mean "safe" or even "effective". Cyanide is natural. Arsenic is natural. All too often, "natural" on the label means it will cost more, and that's it. Don't gamble your baby's skin on folk remedies; see a dermatologist, get a precise diagnosis, and a safe/effective treatment. ...Read more
My seven month old baby has eczema and its been gettin worse since he has started to crawl its on his cheeks too need to know how to treat it?
Yes: Stop dairy. Stop gluten. If formula fed look at nutramigen formula. Chinese medicine can help- find a practitioner in your area. Arbonne products are amazing- they do improve the symptoms but you want to look at the underlying cause- which chinese medicine does. And so does homeopathy. ...Read more
I have really bad eczema spots around my neck. I am 16, but suffered with it since i was a baby. I am becoming so self conscious as it's getting worse?
Also. I have what i believe is eczema and maybe it has to do something with my baby getting rash. It has spread on my body to my neck and face. ?
A 5 months old baby girl is suffering from severe eczema.She is not getting better with synalar 1 in 4 and balneum stings. Please help.
Severe eczema: I recommend seeing an allergist to check for food allergies that may be aggravating your baby's eczema. Most common are egg, wheat, milk, soy, peanut, even if breastfeeding. If formula feeding it may be necessary to switch to a hypoallergenic formula, such as nutramagen or alimentum. It won't cure the eczema but if food allergic will markedly improve. Try vaseline as a moisturizer. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 4 months old baby has eczema. Doctor advice me to use Cetaphil lotion and body wash. I noticed that my baby's face is getting whiter.
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