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March 25th, 2010, 04:02 PM
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Hello girls I have a 5 weeks old baby girl with kind of rash on her cheeks,neck and chest.It's been there for quite some time now,but lately the lil pimples became more red. Here r pics of how her skin looks like now. Does it look like something that warrants an app with the doc?I can't take her to see one before Monday What's does it look like to u?Allergy or normal newborn rush? Do u know anything that i can get over the counter? A million thanks
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March 26th, 2010, 08:34 AM
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to me, it looks like eczema. but i was told that my daughters eczema (at 2 months old) was heat rash by her pediatrician.
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Delaney has eczema due to allergies. She's Egg-Free, Wheat/Gluten-Free, Peanut-Free & Citrus Fruits-Free. She's lefty and the rest of us in the house are righty. She loves Yo Gabba Gabba, Pinocchio, Princess Snow White, Aurora, Belle & Care Bears. We're currently working on potty training, but it's not going well......


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March 26th, 2010, 09:25 PM
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Okay, it does look like a heat rash. In sections. But being that it is all over her body, it may possibly be eczema.

Our dermatologist recommended CeraVe lotion when our insurance didn't cover the Mimyx he originally prescribed and using Cetaphil cleanser.
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March 28th, 2010, 09:28 AM
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Its defiantely looking like eczema to me. Is she being b/f or formula? Have you been able to tell if it gets worse after she eats? She is beautiful by the way, congratulations and I love her name!!!
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March 29th, 2010, 09:15 PM
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Agreeing it looks like eczema... it could be a skin reaction to laundry detergent or any cream if you use a cream on her if it isn't caused by a food.
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