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Dryness of skin
Hi, My son is six months old now. From few days i am observing his skin on cheeks and near elbow has become rough and scaly. He is crawling now and eating ceralac.we wipe his mouth with a wet cloth after having ceralac
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Dry skin is common in winters.if you have a family history of allergy then this needs to be differentiated from atopic dermatitis that your pediatrics can do.but all you need to do is. 1.after bathing put 1 teaspoon full emollient - emolene lotion and add it to a mug of Luke warm water and put it on top of baby's head so that covers all of skin 2. Only pat dry the child ,do not rub with towel as it erodes top layer of skin 3.immediately after bathing within 5 minutes apply parasoft lotion.
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cow milk can aggravate skin allergy.
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using only home food decreases all cause skin dryness.
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Hi. For dry skin you can apply coconut oil immediately after bath over to affected area.  You can alternatively use Aloegrace cream. If not responding in a  week or so,  pls see a nearby Pediatrician. Other than dryness due to cold weather,  he may have some other problem if there is no improvement. Also weight of your is mentioned 4 kg.  If it is correct, then you must see a Pediatrician as it is too low for 6 months baby.
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