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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...


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Severely Dry Skin

My 2 month old has VERY dry skin. It's gotten worse over the past 2 days. It's extremely red and flaking all over his back, neck and stomach. He actually screams when you touch him! The doctor said try Eucerin, but that seems to have made it so much worse. We tried baby oil, baby oil gel, the unscented baby lotion products, and vaseline - nothing is working! I haven't changed my anything in my diet and the detergent and soaps are all the same since we brought him home. I feel terrible, it looks so painful!!! We have a doctor's appointment...


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2Yr Old Son with Ezema

I have a 2yr old that has really bad ezema and I cant seem to get it to go away. I took him to the Dr. and he said to put Hydrocortisone cream on him. The ezema is all over his torso like sand paper I feel really bad, it is also on his bottom and it itches really bad. The Hydrocortisone just bleached his skin I am worried that he might have these bleach spots forever... Anyone who is going threw the same? Please help..


Help with Eczema

My 6 month old was just diagnosed with eczema and I am trying to get his...