Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: gena | 2009/11/24

Q.

Scratching Himself

Hi Doc

My 5 month old has a habit of scrathing his face and his head, ( thick hear). He scratch himself leaving marks on his face. what can it be and how can it be prevented. He does not scratch anywhere else on his body.
Thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It sounds as if your baby is developing a skin rash called eczema.Apply Epimax Cream to his face a see if this helps. If it does not please ask your doctor to see him.

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