Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Jané  Heydricks | 2010/08/26


Child has eczema

What can i use for my daughters eczema the cortizone treament not working and its getting worse her body is covered in rashes and its leaving terrible marks. She is 8yrs old. I am giving her Texa for the itch and rubbing topivate on as well as epi-max. What else can i do

Expert's Reply



Do not use Topivate regularly on your daughter's rash. It is a strong cortisone ointment. It must not be used at all on her face or neck.It is essentail to keep her skin well moisterised. Do not use any soaps or bubble baths in her bath. Use Epizone E instead of soap when you bath her. The bath water must not be too hot. After bathing her apply the Epimax liberally all over her body.The Texa will not help for her itching, rather give her Aterax syrup 5ml at night. She must wear cotton clothing, cut out all labels. No citrus fruit or tomatoes. Read more about eczema care on this

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