Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Cal | 2009/03/17


Facial rash

Hi there,

My daughter is 9 months old and has this fine pimple like rash on her cheeks. The clinic I go to has told me that it is a heat rash (we live in Durban and she has been prone to heat rashes over her torso). I have noticed that the cheek rash is less evere when it is cooler - but does not disappear.
I have a feeling that it may be related to a milk allergy/intolerance as she got a clear runny nose when I introduced yoghurt into her diet. As soon as I stopped yoghurt, the nose cleared up. (I had a dairy intolerance as a child - post nasal drip,etc...)

She is on NAN 2,do you think that I should possibly change to a soya based formula to see if the rash clears?

Thanks very much for your time.

Expert's Reply



It is always difficult to diagnose a rash without being able to see your baby. This sounds like an eczema rash.This would fit in with her showing other signs of being allergic. Try her on NAN HA2 which is a partially modified cow's milk formula for allergic children. Please let me know if her rash does not clear up after at least 1 week on this formula. Do not give her yoghurt or any other dairy products.

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Posted by: sami | 2009/04/02

Hi there

I am 28 yrs old and i am suffering from facial rash, it comes once a month since i have a baby, my eyes becomes itchy and red then the next day my face will be full of rash.
it is stressing because it happen each and every month and i don`t know what to do.

pls help
thanx in this regard

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Posted by: Cal | 2009/03/17

Thank you.
Will try the HA.

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