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Umbilical Dermatitis
My baby boy 4.5 months old is diagnosed with umbilical Dermatitis. His umbilicus shows improvement when a hydrocortisone cream is applied. But soon after the dosage is complete, within a week or two, the redness and moisture recurs. Please suggest. Is this curable?
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No...contains steroid.. very dangerous... alternate safe cream available...do direct private online consultation for detailed prescription by sending photos.
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Hello. Don’t worry. Medications are available for treatment of eczemas and infections but to help you i will need some photos and history. If minor fungal infection is there then it will require antifungal also besides hydrocortisone.
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Keep the area dry.
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