Dermatology Questions? Ask an Online Dermatologist.
I am not sure if you meant to ask this question twice but I will post my answer below:
Yes, topical steroids are ok to use for a 9 month old baby.
This is the treatment of choice for eczema.
Whether it will clear up will depend on the type of ointment used and the severity of the eczema.
It has no lasting health complications.
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