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Help with my 6 month old daughter eczema?

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Asked by kaemay at 8:57 PM on Mar. 15, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • We used Dove Nutrium for sensative skin, All free and clear laundry detergent, Aveeno lotion, and Aquaphor for bad spots. Her eczema cleared up in a few weeks.

    Answer by kaylan010 at 8:59 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Our doctor prescribed us a cream for our daughter used it only when her rash got really bad. Sunlight also helps to clear it up.

    Answer by Mel30248 at 9:02 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • I've never had it, but I knew a guy that had it really bad on his chest he used gold bond powder, said it was great for it.

    Answer by ItsMe89 at 9:06 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • We use Eucerin Calming CREME, not lotion, twice a day.

    Answer by Christine0813 at 9:07 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Wanted to add that it's a daily moisturizer.

    Answer by Christine0813 at 9:07 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • Ask the doctor for a soecialized cream. My daughter had eczema from birth through age 2. Many of the lotions in the stores have alcohol in them, which is exactly what is not needed. Also, the best thing is a spot cream for the driest spots that has a higher level of hydrocortisone than you can get over the counter. Good luck, hopefully she will outgrow it.

    Answer by catsmom1993 at 9:16 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

  • cetaphil or eucerin thats all. no hot baths

    Answer by 080583heather at 11:54 PM on Mar. 15, 2011

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