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12 months old son with rash on his face

My 12 month old son started with a mild rash on his cheeks witch I thought was just from teething but now it has worsened and his whole face is covered in a red scaly, bumpy rash. He also has acne like marks on his neck front and back as well as behind his knees. Please Help!!
Asked On : Wed, 23 Feb 2011
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General Surgeon 's  Response
it will be better if you get your baby examined by paediatrician on first hand and get advice
there may be some element of bacterial infection also and that should be ruled out
expecting early recovery of your kid
Answered: Thu, 24 Feb 2011
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Dermatologist Dr. Gaurang Krishna's  Response
Hi AMber.
Your son may be suffering from Atopic dermatitis. DOes any of your family members have asthma, dust allergy, allergic rhinitis, eczema? If yes, then possibility of AD becomes even stronger. I suggest you start using Desowen cream on the affected parts. See a good dermatologist near you for further consultation and information on AD.
Answered: Wed, 23 Feb 2011
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Pediatrician Dr. Santosh Y.Patil's  Response
your son is suffering from Atopic Dermatitis.The main treatments are aimed at controlling and preventing inflammation and itching and include avoiding triggers, frequent bathing and hydrating of the skin, liberal use of moisturizers and lubricants, and the use of steroid creams for flare ups.

use EUMOSONE -M CREAM thrice daily for a week to 15 days
Answered: Wed, 23 Feb 2011
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