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Red dry skin 19mo face

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slightlyconfused85 Thu 05-Jun-14 21:53:45

My DD has always had very red, dry cheeks which flares up badly sometimes but is always present. It's not teeth related. In the last month or two she also has a dry patch by her mouth about the size of a penny. I'm getting really frustrated as I cannot find a thing to help clear it. GP has tried a few things but no joy. Any tips from those with a similar experience?

carolinementzer Fri 06-Jun-14 21:38:12

Hiya, just a few questions....How old is your DD? is it itchy at all? What things did the GP try?

slightlyconfused85 Fri 13-Jun-14 22:21:59

Sorry for the very late reply. She is 19mo, it doesn't seem to be itchy but very red and dry. I have tried e45, aveeno and zerobase from the doctor, as well as a mild steroid cream subscribed by the gp which made it worse.

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