Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: shakeerah rawoot | 2017/12/11

Q.

Cetaphil for baby eczema

Please advise if cetaphil restoraderm is good for baby eczema? I have a 4 month old baby i was advised to use the cetaphil restoraderm for my baby i need to know if this is okay as the bottle does not say it is for babies?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician
- 2017/12/12

I would not recommend Cetaphil for your baby's eczema. Rather use Epi-Max cream for babies. If there is no improvement after about 14 days, your baby should be seen and treated by a paediatric allergist. There are experts in all the main centres in South Africa.

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