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My baby has sensitive skin, but in care they applied

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My baby has sensitive skin, but in foster care they applied steroids as a topical ointment. Will the excema clear up, what exactly is it and will it have lasting health complications?
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Dermatology
Expert:  Michael Salama replied 11 months ago.

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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