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    Quote Originally Posted by Kimberleygal1 View Post
    Looks like what my ds2 had that young, it turned out to be eczema.
    I was thinking the same thing. DS eczema started out looking like this. Hope he's feeling better soon!

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    to me it looks like eczema. my dd had it in exact same spot. does he scratch at it?
    it also look like a hives rash...could he be allergic to any your your own moisturisers or perfumes? make up? do u add anything into his baths?
    your best bet is to get a doctor to check it out.
    dermeeze is very soothing for red hot skin in the mean time.

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    I agree, it looks like eczema. DS2's skin was like that from a few weeks. I thought it was just milk pimples at first but nope, turned out to be eczema.

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    Eczema is what I was concerned about. The skin on his ears is now very flaky/dry rather than pimples, but I have no previous experience with this.

    Eczema is apparently a symptom of dairy allergy/intolerance, which is what we are going to be tested for (hence doctors appt Monday). Plenty of breast milk has been applied - due to his excessive vomiting all day and night so that hasn't helped sadly.

    DS2 is not a happy camper at the moment, the poor love...I can't put him down for a second today, he's barely slept.

    I only use organic/natural products in his bath and haven't been using perfume or body creams (apart from sorbolene) while b/f. Strangely it's mainly one side though too?? Hhhmm.

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    Eczema is apparently a symptom of dairy allergy/intolerance
    Oh wow, i never knew that. Although it explains a lot as DS2 has never really been able to tolerate dairy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pesca77 View Post

    I only use organic/natural products in his bath and haven't been using perfume or body creams (apart from sorbolene) while b/f. Strangely it's mainly one side though too?? Hhhmm.
    Don't put anything in his bath water, just plain water. Once I stopped putting products in DD1's bath as a baby her skin was much better. When it got dry we used QV oil from the chemist, bi-carb soda in the bath water also helped when it got red and inflamed.

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    DD's baby acne looked very similar and she had flaky, dry ears too. It took a few weeks but cleared on its own. Oh, and it got redder when she was hot too. But can't hurt to have the GP look at it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pesca77 View Post
    Eczema is what I was concerned about. The skin on his ears is now very flaky/dry rather than pimples, but I have no previous experience with this.

    Eczema is apparently a symptom of dairy allergy/intolerance, which is what we are going to be tested for (hence doctors appt Monday). Plenty of breast milk has been applied - due to his excessive vomiting all day and night so that hasn't helped sadly.

    DS2 is not a happy camper at the moment, the poor love...I can't put him down for a second today, he's barely slept.

    I only use organic/natural products in his bath and haven't been using perfume or body creams (apart from sorbolene) while b/f. Strangely it's mainly one side though too?? Hhhmm.
    Pesca could you let us know what happens at your appointment on Monday? My bub has developed a rash which looks very much like your DS on her cheeks and chin. I took her to the dr and she said to try clonea(anti fungal) with bepanthen over it which I did with no improvement. I have to take her again now.

    I'm sure it cannot be very comfortable for them

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pesca77 View Post
    Eczema is what I was concerned about. The skin on his ears is now very flaky/dry rather than pimples, but I have no previous experience with this.

    Eczema is apparently a symptom of dairy allergy/intolerance, which is what we are going to be tested for (hence doctors appt Monday). Plenty of breast milk has been applied - due to his excessive vomiting all day and night so that hasn't helped sadly.

    DS2 is not a happy camper at the moment, the poor love...I can't put him down for a second today, he's barely slept.

    I only use organic/natural products in his bath and haven't been using perfume or body creams (apart from sorbolene) while b/f. Strangely it's mainly one side though too?? Hhhmm.
    QV bath oil and dermeze ointment, I highly recommend those.
    Ds had a few bouts of it then didn't have eczema at all for a year, he has only just got it again now on the one spot on the side of his head.

    Funny that you mention allergies, I never knew that! But I am thinking he has an intolerance to cows milk so I now wonder if there's a link. I will talk about it to the dietitian on our next visit next month.

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    If he has an intolerance and that's what's causing it, wouldn't ebm make it worse? Not sure, just a thought.


 

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