Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: kaaj | 2008/10/07

Q.

Rough skin around arms and legs

My son is 51/2 months old
Recently I have noticed that the skin on the outter sides of his legs and arms are really rough. What can I do for him?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This may be the first signs of eczema. Rub a little Epimax ointment into the rough areas twice a day, but especially after bathing. Do not use any soaps when bathing your baby.

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