Mummies who use steroid cream for LO eczema. Do u continue using the cream till all redness gone? LO skin is better now aft applying the steroid cream and physiogel AI cream but there are some redness still. Am thinking should I contd or stop and jus apply AI cream. There are some brown patches on her arms. Is this normal and will it go away?

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For steroid cream, avoid prolonged usage on the same area. So stop using if pd prescribes to stop after x no. of days. So you shd stop using steroid now. As an adult who suffered eczema flare ups fr time to time, I'll tell u that from experience, steroid thins the skin n can cause skin to turn patchy brown if used too long. Furthermore LO's skin is much much much thinner and sensitive. Just make sure you dont use too hot/warm water for LO. Cool water will soothe whereas hot/warm water worsens eczema. Try Jo Lauren's miracle balm for 'maintenance'. hope she is better!

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Try not to rely too much on the steroid cream. Previously each time my girl’s eczema and psoriasis flares, we use the steroid cream. But it kinda “bleached” those parts we applied the steroid cream. Instead, keep your LO well moisturised. Just keep spam moisturiser. You might wanna try Alobaby milky lotion. It’s on 50% sale now. It’s made in Japan, organic product. It contains a few different kinds of oil inside, definitely moisturising enough! https://welovesupermom.com/products/alobaby7-alobaby-milky-lotion-big-bottle-380ml

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I think you can stop using the steroid cream first and just use the AI cream only and monitor the situation? It is never good to use steroid cream on babies for long term. When there is patches and looks dried up the eczema is on the way to healing. In fact after baby heals I will think you can try to move to the normal Physiogel instead of the AI cream for daily moisturizing.

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6y ago

Ok! Tks!

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Steroid cream cannot apply ongoing one leh. I think doc will tell u when to stop then after that use repair cream as maintenance, if redness still persist, maybe you go back doctor and ask why? Redness persist could be due to alot of reasons too like, if it's BF then could be the food your consume and cause it? Or maybe like the detergent, saliva and etc.

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Hi mummy, my daughter was suffering for eczema for the last 12 years. Please don’t continue using Steroid. It has bad side effects. I’ve got a permanent solution for her skin now and would like to share more with you. Sharing some pictures here as well. Can you PM me so we can chat further?

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Yes ill stop using the steriod once it has been stabilized. I use the steriod only during the flare period. Once it subsides ill stop and contonue moisturising. Additional moisturising for the affected areas. Not forgetting to keep monitering the affected areas.

6y ago

Tks!

Stop the steroids and apply moisturiser instead. My LO had eczema.. Once her eczema cleared, i spam baby QV moisturiser 2wice a day.. And it has been so far so good.. *fingers crossed *!

6y ago

Tks!

I'll stop using the steroid cream once it heals. Steroid cream thins the skin so best not use it for a prolonged time. Just apply the ai cream and see how it goes. Remember to keep the area moisturise

6y ago

Tks!

I think steroid cream cannot use continuously for more than a few days. If the condition already improved, can they switching to aveeno moisturising/eczema relief lotion.

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You stop once the condition has improved. You just have to maintain by washing and applying moisturiser after every feed/shower.