in 5 month old baby may be atopic one.
i would like to see pics of your baby.it may be simple exfoliation of the skin which is very common in infant,
-regular and frequent moisturizing
-ointment containing tacrolimus-not a steroid
- use lukewarm water for bath
-dont apply any oil or home remedy
i am sure your baby will alright soon.
dr gaurav patel,ahmedabad,india