Quoting Krystie321:" 1% hydrocordizone is over the counter and as cheap as $1 at walmart pharmacy's. thats what we use and it works wonders for dd's exzema"
Quoting Spidermans♥Mommy:" That's eczema. My son had it when he was a baby and it looked exactly like that. If it's crusting yellow, ... [snip!] ... infected with impetigo. You need to get him to the doctor for a cream for the impetigo, and hydrocortisone for the eczema."
Quoting Dexter's Mummy!:" that would makes sense, he has eczema everywhere else hi the poor boy. whats impetigo? i can't get him to the docters untill monday. x"
Quoting Spidermans♥Mommy:" It's a skin infection. My son had it as a baby, because his eczema got infected. It smells REALLY foul...have you noticed a smell coming from his ear area?"
Quoting Dexter's Mummy!:" no there's no smell at all. x"
Quoting Spidermans♥Mommy:" That's good. It may not be infected yet. For now, I would just keep using hydrocortisone on it, that may clear it up. If it doesn't, however, then I would take him to the doctor next week."
Quoting Dexter's Mummy!:" yea, this is what my sister said last night. would the a&d help if it is that you reckon? xx"
Quoting ~mama~:" If it's impetigo it is EXTREMELY contagious and you should take him as soon as possible. "
Quoting ~mama~:" Red sores that quickly rupture, ooze for a few days and then form a yellowish-brown crustItchingPainless, ... [snip!] ... fluid-filled blistersIn the more serious form, painful fluid- or pus-filled sores that turn into deep ulcers"