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What medications other than steroids can be given to a 5 month old child to get relief from itching and eczema ?

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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tacrolimus 0.03% on face and 0.1% on body .
its safe and non-steroid.
calamine may aggravate eczema,apply cetaphil cream.
its work well for your baby boy.
dr gaurav patel,ahmedabad,india
Answered: Tue, 29 Mar 2011
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