Eczema similar to Acne

18 mo.
Helen Hansen
Dear Kristine

It is hard to say anything about a rash wihtout having examined the baby, but I think that your son may have an allergic reaction. He has maybe been in contact with fur-bearing animals, maybe you have introduced a few new food articles to him?

Be aware that some children develop an infection of the eczema which looks like acne. Should this be the case I recommend that you have your son examined by a dermatologist, and that he is treated with antibiotics.

Be sure to let his skin breathe and keep his skin clean. Use a mild fluent perfumefree soap in his bath and for his hair, and cut back on the use of greasy cream which makes it difficult for the skin to breathe.

Maybe you have use a new cream, a sunlotion or similar which might contain substances to which your son is allergic ...

I hope this is helpful and I hope your son gets better soon:o)

Kind regards,

Helen Hansen


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