Skin: Preschooler, Hydrocortisone

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Almost 3 Year Old's SEVERE Dry Skin

My son's skin has always been real dry, but especially in the past year or so. I'm quickly running out of ideas on how to help it. He's almost 3 years old (will be three at the end of next month). He has big patches on his scalp that hurt him when I try to gently comb it out after his baths to get some of the patches out. He'll let me do it real gently for a little while and then pulls his head away and says it hurts. Baby oil to loosen them up and cradle cap treatment by Orajel have helped as little short term fixes. Both are messy,...

Eczema & Psoriasis

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Help with Excema!

My 5 month old has a pretty bad case of excema...she had an outbreak like this at 2 months also. My Pedi. said it is environmental and she will grow out of it. I don't want to use a steroid cream on her. Does anyone know of something that works? Poor baby has it all over her face and head.


Psoriasis or Eczema

I have these patches of dry skin on my ankles. It's either Psoriasis or...


Exema Please Help!!!

Well my daughter has had exema since the day she was born. I have always had...