Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: martha maboya | 2012/05/12

Q.

itching and no appetite

HI DOC,MY 1 YEAR 6 MONTHS SON IS ITCHING ALL OVER EVER SINCE FROM BIRTH ESPECIALLY ON THE JOINTS HE SCRATCHES HIMSELF UNTIL BLOOD COMES OUT I TRIED EVERYTHING LOTIONS AND STOP USING SOAP BUT BATHED HIM WITH THE AQUAEOUS CREAM THAT THE PAEDATRICIAN GAVE ME BUT NOTHING HELPED AND WHENEVER HE SUPPOSE TO EAT ITS A STRUGGLE HE HAS DROPPED WEIGHT PLS HELP

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Your baby has quite severe eczema. Try using Epimax junior after bathing your baby. If this does not work your baby should be seen by a paediatrician with expertise in paediatric allergy.

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