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Is calamine lotion advised to prevent itching and eczema in a 5 month old ?

i am a medical student, my 5 month old boy, living in Minnesota , USA. diagnosed of having eczema all over his body and head as well (excluding the diaper area). Prescribed to put -Desonide 0.05% , on the face -Triamcinolone Acetonide 0.1% , on the body. but i want to avoid steroids. to help relieve his itching, can i use Calamine lotion on him? what else (other than steroids) can i put on him to help the itching and eczema as a whole?
Asked On : Sun, 27 Mar 2011
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welcome to ‘Welcome to HealthcareMagic Forum’.
as you are a medical student you may be aware that using of steroid and allopathic drugs will acts as a paliative n temporary measure..
homeoapthic medicines will help him to get permanant relief .
using of calamine lotion will dry the skin more and it will lead to more itching.
you can apply olive oil to the parts affected he will get releif from the itching ..
you can alos use anti- allergic if the itching it to severe..
avoid use of hard soaps use a a glycerine or herbal oil soap..
make him wear clean cotton clothes..
wishing him good health..
god bless..
Answered: Mon, 28 Mar 2011
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