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15 Apr 2003

Dry skin
I'm not sure wheather he is allegic to huggies steps cause everytime I put it on he will have the rush and I'm not sure what to use for his skin its very dry and tends to develop pipels most importanlty he does not have an appetite
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

I am sorry, but I cannot answer all the questions together. We have discussed lack of appetite before, with the most important message being that healthy children will not starve if there is food available! As a mother your job is to present your child with healthy food only, without any other options.

Dry skin is common and any emmolient will do. On the skin normal aqeous cream is the best, while on the bum something like vaseline provide some protective barrier as well. Allergies do occur against many different things, but what you describe does not truly sound like an allergic reaction. The best person to tell would be your local doctor after proper inspection of the skin.
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