Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: losi | 2008/10/18

Q.

eczema

hi, my daughter is 5months old and she is suffering from eczema and what frustrating me is that she is not eating well like she used to. i went to see a doc bout it but the skin is getting well and now is her eating disorder.
please advise if her eating disoder has anything to do with eczema. by the way am a first time mom.
thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby's poor appetite is not caused by her eczema. She is probably an allergic baby and in many cases babies with eczema are allergic to cow's milk or wheat. If you are giving her cereals she must only have rice or maize cereals.If she is on a formula it would be best to put her on NAN HA.

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