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Dry red skin on knees and face, Oilatum bath formula, Alfacort cream ineffective

hi my 8 monts old son got a very dry skin (red) at the back of his knees and in the face . his dr recommended oilatum bath formula and alfacort cream and yet it doesnt go away. I have swithched to dove soap bar from johnson s and johnsons as well. can you pls help me what to put on his dry spots and do you know any dermatologist I can take him in Doha, Qatar? Thanks.
Asked On : Sat, 24 Mar 2012
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Dermatologist 's  Response

welcome to healthcare magic.

i will be glad to be of assistance.

it will best to apply pimecrolimus cream twice a day on the affected areas. it will be effective.

most likely your son has a condition called atopic dermatitis, which causes the skin to get red, itchy and dry.

oilatum bath and the alfacort cream can also be continued.

i am sorry but i cant recommend a dermatologist in doha.


please let me know your queries.
Answered: Mon, 14 May 2012
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