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2 year old nose red raw

(6 Posts)
Maw78 Sat 06-Feb-16 13:07:30

Hi, my toddler has been suffering from a runny nose for over a week. She has now rubbed her nose so raw that's it's bleeding!! sad I have only been using Vaseline. Any advice would be great as I've run out of ideas?
Thanks, Clare

ktmummy1 Sat 06-Feb-16 13:25:32

E45 is what I use. Vaseline creates a barrier but doesn't help the skin heal in my experience.

RNBrie Sat 06-Feb-16 13:30:01

This happened to my dd and I send her with dh to our local chemist and told him to buy the best thing the pharmacist recommended.

He came back with a tube of La Roche Posey Cicaplast Levres barrier repairing balm. It works more or less overnight, it's amazing. It was a while before he told me it cost £6 for 7.5ml!!!

Weleda also do a barrier repairing cream as well but it is also expensive.

Maw78 Sat 06-Feb-16 17:36:28

Thank you, ktmumm1 and BNBrie for your advice.

BuzzardBird Sat 06-Feb-16 17:52:23

Sudacrem works well overnight.

SomedayMyPrinceWillCome Sat 06-Feb-16 17:55:08

I bet Lansinoh nipple cream would work well

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