Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: nono | 2011/07/22

Q.

very dry skin

hi doc, my son has very dry skin, especially his cheeks and thighs. it''s too expensive to go to the doctor all the time to get a script for the steroid cream she prescribes. is the anything i can buy over the counter? can i use bio-oil on him?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

It sounds as if your son has eczema. Do not use Bio-oil for his dry skin. Try using Epimax cream every evening after bathing him.You can buy the Epimax over the counter.

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