Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Mommy | 2011/05/04

Q.

eczema on head

What can I use on my 15 month old baby''s scalp? She has rash that looks like eczema on top of her head that comes and go. What shampoo or creams can I use? It is itchy and dry as well

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This does not sound like eczema. It probably is a skin condition called seborrhoea. This is not an allergic skin rash.Try using Elizabeth Anne Shampoo to wash your baby's scalp and afterwards apply Mylocort Ointment once daily. Do not use the Mylocort for more than 5 days unless it is necessary. If your baby's rash does not clear he should be seen by a doctor.

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