Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/06/09


skin conditions

hi doc, my baby has about two ring worm like spots o her back?what it that?she doesnt have a rash or anything nor fever and she is on s26 gold...


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This may well be ringworm.You do not mention your baby's age. Try Clotrimazole cream applied twice a day and see if this clears the ringworm rash. If it does not help after 10 days then please ask your doctor to see your baby.

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Posted by: Anonymous | 2009/06/09

hi doc again, i just read some articles on the site,my baby is three months, she has had a very bad dandruff and she also had it on her eye brows and behind the ear and a bit on her neck, she has also these spots like ring worm..the dandruff has lessened a lot now, its very light like its finishing, also the eye brows are fine and behind the ear...its just that the spots on her back are taking a bit long to get back to normal skin, the skin is a bit light..shes 3 months and weighs 8 kgs...she doesnt seem bothered at all and she is a happy and healthy is these trated? which cream can i use..coz i saw that a fungal cream should be used!
the sister saw it in the clinic but she said she will out grow it its normal as long as she doesnt seem bothered..

Please advise

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