Childhood Diseases

Posted by: ita | 2009-02-11


Baby Eczema

My son is two months old and he developed very bad Eczema when he was two weeks old and this happened after giving him NaN 1 HA since I could not breastfeed during that time. I' ll be going to work very soon and I want to try something else. Which formula is bets for babies with severe Eczema?

Expert's Reply



It seems as if your baby is allergic to cow's milk and the NAN HA while being of use for children with cow's milk allergy, is not sufficiently modified for highly allergic babies. You could try a soya formula such as Isomil. If this does not help please write in again. Keep your babies skin well moisturised with Epimax or similar moisturiser and do not use soaps on his skin.

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Posted by: ITA JEFFREYS BAY | 2009-04-17

My baby is 6 weeks old and my GP as well as a paediatrician have confirmed that my baby has a high allergy due to the fact that my husband and I have really high allergy levels. I am using S26 Gold milk and dr' s say do not change the milk to soya. What should I do. I do not want to use cortisone cream, is there anything else that I can use? I am so desperate...


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