Breastfeeding Alternatives: Hydrocortisone

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3 Mo Old Son Has Food Allergies

Hi moms, I am worried about my young 3 mo old. I'm currently nursing him (no trouble there), but he has a particularly bad case of ezcema on his cheeks... This has been going on for about 3 weeks. I've used eucerine calming cream, and that seems to keep the dry, scaly skin from getting too bad. The doc recommended using a 1% hydrocortisone cream, but i'm nervous since those have not been proven completely safe for infants... In the last few days though, he has had a flare up that caused him to vomit (just once after I took my calcium...


Advice on Excema

My daugher has recently developed excema. I have not taken her to the peds...

Cow's Milk

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Help with Eczema

My 5 month old has a small patch of eczema on his cheek. I've used hydrocortisone cream, aquaphor and eucerin. Sometimes it goes away a little but always keeps coming back. It doesn't seem to be itching or bothering him, but it is scaly and red. Any suggestions on how to get rid of it. Thanks, S.


Lemonade and Milk

My kids LOVE their milk. It's their first choice, always. We've been to a...


Milk to Go

Any suggestinns on where to buy the milk to go (boxes) for long car rides...

Soy Milk

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Can Prolonged Use of Hydrocortisone Cream Affect Growth of Child?

Hello moms. My 18 month old boy has chronic eczema since he was 6 months old and have been using a hydrocortisone cream prescribed by our pediatrician. We have been applying this cream, a 2.5% formulation cream since he was an infant with varying degrees of eczema relief. He has needed it on a daily basis and we have been applying it twice a day to his ankles, wrists and behind the knee--the areas that are affected. We also use Aquaphor and pretoleum jelly emollients to relieve his dry skin. We have not asked our pediatrician though...


Soy Protein Allergy

I have an 8 week old son who is solely breastfed. He is in the 97% for...