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How do u treat ezcema in an 4month old?
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Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
Pediatrics
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In brief: Moisturizers
The first and most important step is to moisturize skin with creams (try cetaphil).
Apply within 5 min of bath when skin is still moist, and some other time (twice a day). Use dove soap but be careful with eyes. May consider changing formula if it is thought to be causing allergy (try soy). Talk to your doctor about using a mild Hydrocortisone cream.

In brief: Moisturizers
The first and most important step is to moisturize skin with creams (try cetaphil).
Apply within 5 min of bath when skin is still moist, and some other time (twice a day). Use dove soap but be careful with eyes. May consider changing formula if it is thought to be causing allergy (try soy). Talk to your doctor about using a mild Hydrocortisone cream.
Dr. Rodrigo Argenal
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Dr. Cindy Juster
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Managing eczema
Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma.
It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion all over each diaper change, even when the rash isn't there. If doing this doesn't help enough, please see the doctor.

In brief: Managing eczema
Eczema is in the same family of conditions as allergies and asthma.
It can't be cured but usually can be controlled. It is best managed by using a sensitive skin cleanser, avoiding bathing in very hot water, and using a sensitive skin lotion all over each diaper change, even when the rash isn't there. If doing this doesn't help enough, please see the doctor.
Dr. Cindy Juster
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