Hygiene Issues: Hydrocortisone

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Hydrocortisone Cream and 6 Month Olds Face

S.J. asks from Huntsville

My ped. put my son on perscription Hydrocortisone cream a few weeks ago for red spots, dry spots on his face. I have had skin issues all my life and have always b...


Acid Mantle (Cream Mixed with Hydrocortisone) - Is It Safe?

J.L. asks from Philadelphia

I have a 15 month old son who has extremely sensitive skin and had horrible ezcema (sp?) since he was an infant. We found out that it was mostly caused by an allergy...


Can Prolonged Use of Hydrocortisone Cream Affect Growth of Child?

M.L. asks from San Diego

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 ...


Bath Soap

M.S. asks from Chicago

What is the best bath soap for toddlers with sensitive skin? We have tried California baby and that seemed to work for awhile but now my toddler is getting red bumps...


Skipping the Bedtime Bath Routine

C.B. asks from Chicago

My son has a little spot of eczema on his face so from the advise I have seen out there I shouldn't bath him everyday. Unfortunately he loves his night time routine ...


Need Suggestions for Bath Soap/lotion for Sensitive Skin and Ezcema.

N.H. asks from Dallas

Hi fellow moms/g-moms. My 14 month old son keeps breaking out with little bumps on his torso. Sometimes it's heat rash. Sometimes it is an allergic reaction to som...


Can I Use Baby Oatmeal Cereal in the Bath?

K.B. asks from Austin

My son has a very itchy rash on his legs, arms, and some on his stomach. His doctor prescribed some hydrocortisone cream for the rash, and also suggested I use oatme...



K.L. asks from Denver

What types of natural ointments and lotions etc have you had success with for toddler eczema? I'm trying to avoid the hydrocortisone use because it can lead to asthma.



G.M. asks from Boston

Hi all. My 5 mos old DD has horrible eczema. We have tried Aquaphor, Cetaphil, Hydrolatum, Aveeno - nothing works. The ONLY thing that works is hydrocortisone cream, ...


Eczema on 6Mo Fingers

L.S. asks from Fort Collins

My 6mo son has some eczema spots on his fingers. My other son had eczema, as well. Per doctor's instructions, we've always used hydrocortisone cream on the spots th...