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Tight, peeling skin on cheeks, minor rash looking thing...

My 6 month old DD had what looked like a rash on her cheek the other day (sorry, no pics), and now her cheeks look like they're peeling, right in the middle. The redness is gone, and it doesn't seem to bother her. I was just wondering if anyone else has seen this, and may know what it's from?


Asked by JustCantWait88 at 9:07 PM on Apr. 10, 2011 in Babies (0-12 months)

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Answers (6)
  • Is it dry in your house, or could it be from cool wind outside? I would apply vaseline.

    Answer by QandA at 9:13 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • It doesn't feel dry in my house...but maybe it is the wind. We went for a walk the other day, but I cut it shourt cuz of the wind. Thanks!

    Comment by JustCantWait88 (original poster) at 9:17 PM on Apr. 10, 2011

  • Could be windburn then. Keep it moisturizer and babys fingernails short just in case it strts to itch.

    Answer by Kitkat61277 at 12:22 AM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • hmm dermatologist needs to have a look..

    Answer by Kittty_Katt at 5:21 PM on Apr. 11, 2011

  • call the doctor and have them look at it or take her to a dermatologist

    Answer by Christmaslver68 at 11:36 AM on Apr. 12, 2011

  • It seems to have gone away now, and it didn't bother her. Sensative baby skin! If it comes back, I'll take her to her ped. Thanks ladies!

    Comment by JustCantWait88 (original poster) at 6:33 PM on Apr. 15, 2011