I’m one of the partner bloggers for Singapore’s Rise and Shine Expo, and the neat part of this expo is that they also address dermatology (read one of the founder’s eczema journey here).
Their expert panel includes dermatologist, Dr Audrey Tan, who has answered two dermatology questions on their site here. Below is an extract, do read Dr Audrey’s full reply:
What are the side effect of applying steroids on a baby less than 2 years old and what are other effective cures other than steroids?
Dr Audrey Tan: It is safe to use a topical steroid on your son’s skin as long as the steroid is of the potency appropriate for the degree of skin inflammation, and it is applied only on affected skin…
What kind of baby products should I use on my baby who has mild eczema problem? Are there any special ingredient I should look out for or avoid when buying products? Can my baby continue with swimming since swimming will dry out the skin?
Dr Audrey Tan: Applying a moisturizer is an important part of the daily skin care routine for your baby with mild eczema…
Rise and Shine is also holding a carnival on 3rd March 2013, Sunday, 8.30am to 12.30 pm, at The Lawn @ Marina Bay. Dr Amy Khor is the guest of honor, and there’s goodie bags, fun activities and talks relevant for kids, see below poster on how to register!
AND the FIRST TWO PEOPLE (in Singapore with valid email address) to COMMENT in this post will receive TWO Adult tickets FREE for the Carnival. The early bird ticket is worth S$8 each. Giveaway ends at 3pm this Thursday 28 Feb 2013.