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Small child, dry patches on thighs, chest, back. Using cetaphil lotion, tedi bar soap, spreading. Cure?

hi, my daughter is 4.5 months old. she started getting dry patches which turned to be white now on her thigh, chest and her upper back. i have been using oilatum sopa. my pediatrician asked me to use tedi bar sopa and apply cetaphil lotion after bath. i have been doing this for the last 20 days.. now the patches seems to have spread to the neck and shoulders. please advise. regards
Asked On : Wed, 3 Oct 2012
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Pediatrician 's  Response

Thank you for your query.

As there has been no improvement following the change of soap and lotion I suggest you consult a dermatologist. Without having a look at the patches it shall not be possible for me to comment. In case photographs could be uploaded I could have tried to help you.

I hope I have responded to your query to your satisfaction. Feel free to revert back in case you want to share more information.

Wishing your daughter all the best.


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Allergist and Immunologist Dr. Suman Kumar's  Response
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warm water morning and evening
no oitments creams shampoo soap containing milk and nuts
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