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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: ren | 2007/08/14

Q.

Rash

Hi pls could u help me, i have a 7week old daughter. the problem is she has a red rash on her face neck and legs the rash has turned scaly & dry on her face & legs and its red on her neck, we have been to the paed and he prescribed a cream but it hasnt worked as its 3 weeks now that she has the rash, a freind of my has recommended junior oil atum, please advice as its really worrying her, as she has scratches so i think it is itching.. thanx

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This sounds like eczema, but before trying to treat the rash you need to have a proper diagnosis. Make an appointment to see a paediatric dermatologist so that only safe and effective treatment is prescribed for such a young baby.

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