Get E-Book on COVID-19

Q. My 9-month-old kid suffers from skin irritation for the past four weeks. Kindly suggest a solution.

Answered by
Dr. Megha Kakani
and medically reviewed by Dr. Vinodhini. J
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 12, 2020 and last reviewed on: Sep 03, 2020

Hi doctor,

My daughter (9 months) is suffering from irritated skin from the past three to four weeks. It is spreading to different areas of the body. It is on cheeks, near to elbow, back of knee, etc. We have consulted a couple of dermatologists but it is not helping. Could you please help with suggestions?

Currently, she is under T-Bact twice a day on the affected areas, Physiogel hypoallergenic AI cream twice daily after bath.

Dr. Megha Kakani

Dermatology Venereology
#

Hi,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

I went through your query and all the pictures and prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Your son is having atopic dermatitis. It is very common in allergic child or children of allergic parents. Medicines prescribed to your child are almost correct. I am doing some changes for faster relief.

Continue Physiogel hypoallergenic AI lotion. Instead of T-Bact cream use Cutisoft cream (Hydrocotisone Acetate) and use it twice a day. Avoid contact with pets or dust.


The Probable causes:

Dust, allergy, pets.

Differential diagnosis:

Atopic dermatitis.

Probable diagnosis:

Atopic dermatitis.

Treatment plan:

Cream Cutisoft two times a day, Physiogel hypoallergic AI cream.

Preventive measures:

Prevent contact with dust and pets.

Regarding follow up:

After 15 days.


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Thank you doctor,

Post using the suggested treatment plan, atopic dermatitis did not subside. It is still the same and no improvement in healing. Please suggest.

Dr. Megha Kakani

Dermatology Venereology
#

Hello,

Welcome back to icliniq.com.

If Cutisoft cream is not helping, then start using Flutivate (Fluticasone) cream at night daily and Atogla lotion three times a day.


Was this answer helpful?

 | 

Related Questions:
I have itchy red rashes that wrinkled after applying moisturizer. Please help.
Is it fine to use a moisturizer after applying Tretinoin on face?
Is there any permanent cure for recurring skin infections?
 

This is a sponsored Ad. icliniq or icliniq doctors do not endorse the content in the Ad.

Consult by PhoneConsult by Phone Video ChatVideo Chat
Also Read Answers From:

Comprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Related Questions & Answers


Will Mometasone help in atropic dermatitis flareup?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been experiencing flare-ups for weeks now. I do not know if this has something to do with the change of weather. I have been having trouble sleeping lately since I am very uncomfortable right now. I am using Cetaphil gentle wash and shampoo because my scalp gets itchy as well. I a...  Read Full »

A Patient's Guide to Recurrent Skin Infections (Boils, Pimples, Abscesses)

Article Overview: If you have recurrent skin infections caused by bacteria, here are some strategies to help minimize the risk. Read Article


Dr. Davie Wong
Dermatologist

1) Hygiene: The bacteria that cause skin infections are transmitted by skin contact. Wash your hands diligently and frequently to minimize the spread of bacteria to other parts of your body, to other people, and to objects you touch. 2) Decontaminate Yourself: Bleach baths are an effective way to...  Read Article

Can you suggest any effective ayurvedic oil for atopic dermatitis?

Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is suffering from atopic dermatitis from the past five years. She is going to be 6 years old in a few months. We have taken her to multiple doctors including allopathy, ayurveda, homeopathy, etc. Could you please suggest any effective ayurvedic oils for giving relief to he...  Read Full »

Also Read


Crohn's Disease
Crohn's disease causes inflammation of the digestive tract, which results in symptoms like severe diarrhea, stomach pain...  Read more»
I was diagnosed with Celiac disease a year back. Can you suggest any medicine?
Having celiac fromnlast 10 year dignosis recently ayear ago since then i am gluten free still cant absorb food feeling w...  Read more»
My head is shivering from 20 days, and it feels like head trauma. What is the cause?
Hello sir, My head is shivering like anything , feeling like trauma is head. And its start anytime in a day and when s...  Read more»

Ask your health query to a doctor online?

Ask a Dermatologist Now

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.

Disclaimer: All health Q&As published on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek the advice from your physician or other qualified health-care providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.