My five month old son has excema and cradle cap. He scratches all the time and we try to keep his hands covered but he manages to leave scratches on his forehead and body. It has gotten to the point that he has little pimples/sores all over him and the products we have tried seem to have no effect. We have tried aquaphor, aveno baby, three different types of lotion, jojoba oil, baby oil, petroleum jelly, natural goats milk soap, dove, etc. We used a steroid hydrocortisone cream to great effect but we cant keep using that b/c too much use is bad. The pimples/sores look really terrible and scares my wife and I greatly. He seems to be happy enough but we are very concerned. additional factors? I have some food allergies and others in the family have pet allergies (we have two dogs and one cat) Both of our families have a history of excema in babys/children. He is eating baby food and similac formula. He is already taking an antihistamine and benadryl Does anyone have any suggestions? Anything that you may have tried or heard of? Thank you.View Thread
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