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littlem133 Thu 02-Feb-17 21:00:37

My 10 yr old lad gets these dry patches of skin on the back of his leg each year. He usually reminds me several weeks after they start hurting him of course. I've started putting e45 on them. He says they're itchy. What is it?

DearTeddyRobinson Thu 02-Feb-17 21:13:50

It could be eczema but you really should go to a GP to get a diagnosis and effective creams etc

littlem133 Fri 03-Feb-17 18:43:10

Thank you. I've bought some cream but I'll take him to the chemists or doctors too

gleam Fri 03-Feb-17 18:47:10

Could he be sitting too close to a radiator or something, if it's always this time of year?

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