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Child having rashes on neck folds, elbow and behind knee. Applying hydrocrotisone 1%. What to do?

Hi my daughter is 10 weeks old. She has this pinkish rash on the left side of her neck folds, left elbow fold and behind her left knee . But its very mild. She started having it on her cheeks too close to her mouth and she drools and spits up quite a bit. She had the same kind a rash when she was 3 weeks old and was there for a couple of weeks, I applied hydrocrotisone 1% and it got better. It s back again plz help
Asked On : Tue, 17 Jul 2012
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Hi i think it is seborrhic dermatitis.i t is most common in infants from 3 weeks to 30 is mainly due to dry can be treated by application of moisteriser twice daily and application of hydrocortisone in the morning and candid b ointment in the night.use atarax drops if there is irritation.see for infection over the scalp .use spoo shampoo twice a week to rule out it
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