Conditions with symptom: 'cracked skin'
Sores on skin ? My 8 year old brother has been suffering very bad eczema since he has been born. At the moment he has very flakey skin with some areas very red and sore. It seems as though that some of the areas are so infected there are patches of pus some areas are cracked and have bled. He has had these problems before and his skin tends to flair up very easily. He has been to the doctors many times and have been given creams such as hydrocortisone to fungal creams and nothing has worked. He suffers with hayfever and has asthma . Me and my family are desperate for some advice as we seem to be creaming him every hour on the hour when hes at home from school and yet nothing seems to be working.
hi my son has exma aswell you`ll need to get some antibiotic to clear infection first then start creaming body all the time and i get some fluocinolone for bad bits than epaderm for puting on all the time you can all so put it in bath and for the asthma ask your docter for singulair paediatric chewable tablets works brillent for my son
Dont be afraid to keep asking the doctor to try him on different creams/ lotions, they suit people differently. I am now 39 and have used lots of different creams and bath oils in my time, I now use Aveeno lotion and bath/shower oil both with colodial oatmeal, so you could give it a try, get it prescribed by your doctor or you can buy it at Boots etc., . I also only recently found out that my itchy scalp was the cause of my face and neck flaring up, so the doctor gave me a steriod for my scalp and its woked miracles. So keep trying until you find something that controls it.
My 5 year old daughter has been wetting for approx 14 months now and just when we think we've cracked it, it starts again. Has anyone experienced similar problems? We've tried rewards charts where she is rewarded for each dry day she has, but even they don't seem to work. The school Teacher sends her to the toilet every hour, as do we at home but she still manages to be wet some days. She has been dry for up to 6 weeks at a time all by herself but then regresses again. Can anyone help please?
There are creams that may state for children but still contain ingredients that irritate her skin. Everyone, & every child's skin is different. You can do an allergy test to find out what's triggering the eczema, or a patch test to see what ingredients in moisturizer she's allergic to. Burning skin is not that common, so may have to see specialist (PD in child dermatology) if condition persist. Meantime, a hypoallergenics authority has answered some of my questions on sensitive skin product on eczemablues.com, some of the answers should help.
when i was washing my 2 year olds penis i only slightly pull the skin back to splash with water whilst in bath to keep clean,when i only slightly pull it back he's getting looks like puss filled glands,i noticed it one day because his penis looked twice its normal size so when i pulled skin back and put slight pressure on the penis alot of green puss came out,this doesnt hurt him, it leaves a little hole where it was, then five other times the puss is like hard and you can see it under his skin i leave i it comes out weeks later like a hard white stork,like a wite head thats gone hard but its ling like a vein but white and is visable from the outside of his skin, ive taken him to 2 nurses and they just say its infection and one doctor said it was scum build up, h's got 2 now they've been there for 2 weeks now its hard to touch i can see and feel the ridge under his skin,when i pull his skin back it lookes like a white head at the side of the head between the head and the skin. can you shed any light on this.
Hi my son is 4 now, he had an penis infection 6 week ago and we were told a t the hospital that he has a tight fore skin and he will need to be circumcised, after the infection has cleared we started to gently pull his skin down and stretch it, we noticed the effects very quickly as now we can clearly see the tip of his penis.For last couple of weeks it looks like is not stretching any more , there is still a lot of white lumps that we can see under his skin.i read here about some cream that can help? how is it called as it may be helpful??
My son is 5 years old and he is biting the skin around his nails all the way down his fingers... He used to just bite his nails and then stopped that for awhile but now he started again and its the skin all the way down his finger.. I have tried asking him why he does it and he just tells me he cant help it.. I have also tried putting bandaides on all fingers but he takes them off.. I have tried putting soap and hot sauce on them but he just eats right through it.. He was diagnosed with ADHD and ODD when he was 4 so I dont know if that has anything to do with it.. My question is what can I do to get him to stop before he has no skin at all?? his fingers are already raw and red and they look bad.. I really need help because i dont know what to do anymore.
Can Scabies be spread by skin to skin contact?
My two year old girl has a loss bit of skin on her bum she has had it since she has been born but she has always got a sore bum all the time iv taken her to the doctors but they dont look at her they just give my cream he bum is never right..... Please help me
Yes! Scabies is very contagious! Sometimes you can catch it from just touching the clothing or bed covers of someone who is infected. It's best to wash all clothing and bed covers immediately, and above 50C to kill off the mites.
my oldest son was done at the age of 3 he is 12 now and it was the best thing i done because he was in so much pain it wont get any better if the skin is tight it needs to be done i am waiting for my youngest son to be done as well he is only 4 but he crys when he wants a pee as he skin is very tight and his penis blows up like a ballon hope i was of any help to you sarah
He is three, so for God's akes, don't even consider retracting his skin! Far from being dirty, if the skin doesn't retract, as urine is sterile, he is self-cleaning by having it forward all the time as most uncut men do. Many men are far older when they are able to retract which is fine and healthy. Forcing and encouraging might be useful for an adult, but not a young child. His glans will be incredibly hyper-sensitve as he is 3. Foreskin protects him from pain and infection... Beware the doctors may encourage circumcision, he will never know normal sexual pleasure if this is done I'm sorry to say. This article mitigates the foreskin which is actually up to a third of the penis' mobile skin. Let age and nature resolve these types of issues. Poor lamb...
my son had it all around the head of his penis.. it started out small i watched it grow to all the way around his head under his foreskin.. we took him to a uroligist at a childrens hospital. they gave us a steroid cream to put in the foreskin to thin the skin temporarily so we could pull the skin back eaisier.. you cant just slam it back. you stretch it each day so to speak .. my sons was tight .. we applied to cream and each day pulled it back yes it stretched it yes it bled a tiny bit each day it almost appeared to rip it a bit.. my boy didnt cry... he flintched .. but after about 4 days.. the skin came back and the build up (smegma) got cleaned off.. yes you should do it.. and do it while he is young.. so he doesnt remember it..
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