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Any thoughts?
« on: November 19, 2014, 13:52:48 pm »
DS is over six months and we have been trying different foods.  On Thursday Logan woke up with a rash on his face - looks almost like eczema.  It is tiny red bumps, very dry and red.  I thougt that it might be environmental, but now I am thinking its food related.  I had started giving DS some foods with blueberries, and raspberries and am now wondering if these are the culprits - he also had diarrhea yesterday after his breakfast.  I did some research online and it said that the processed berries in the mixed baby food was ok.  Anybody elses' babies have a hard time with berries?  Does this sound like a food allergy.  I have stopped the packaged baby food and gone back to the simpler purees that I made myself.  I wont be using the packages anymore just in case there is something in them that is irritating him.

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Re: Any thoughts?
« Reply #1 on: November 19, 2014, 22:44:40 pm »
I know many babies can react to strawberries and come up in a contact rash - I assume it is the acid in the juice - could be the same for all berries. Maybe cut out the likely culprits and see if it clears?

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Re: Any thoughts?
« Reply #2 on: November 22, 2014, 15:15:23 pm »
Thank you.  I have cut them out and again am making all of his food.  I did take him to the doctor and she felt it was a viral rash.  However, it has been over a week and no improvement :(






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Re: Any thoughts?
« Reply #3 on: November 22, 2014, 21:25:48 pm »
Oh no  :-[ - is he OK in himself though?

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« Reply #4 on: November 22, 2014, 22:07:25 pm »
Over a week and he still has the rash? Unless he's still eating the offending food, I would think it should be gone by now. Babies do get strange viral rashes but I would talk to your doc again, or a pharmacist perhaps.
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Re: Any thoughts?
« Reply #5 on: November 24, 2014, 14:53:35 pm »
Thanks everybody.  He does seem ok otherwise.  He had a couple of days with diarrhea, but other than that nothing.  He has been on very simple solids again for several days with no change -so I do not think it is food related :(. Starting to wonder if it is eczema.






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Re: Any thoughts?
« Reply #6 on: November 24, 2014, 15:40:39 pm »
Probably - could be the berries or just cold weather and heating on inside? Keep it moisturised or get a special cream. Over here we would probably get Sudocrem.

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Re: Any thoughts?
« Reply #7 on: November 24, 2014, 17:01:45 pm »
Is sudocresm safe for their face?   I have some, but here we use it strictly for diaper rash.

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Re: Any thoughts?
« Reply #8 on: November 24, 2014, 19:49:36 pm »
I've used in on faces, I think it's fine :)

I also have this one which is more expensive but really lovely if you can find it, all natural etc.
http://www.weleda.co.uk/calendula-products/calendula-weather-protection-cream-30ml/invt/105007
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Re: Any thoughts?
« Reply #9 on: November 24, 2014, 20:49:08 pm »
Great thank you, I just found some on amazon and will give it a try :)






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