Can Formula Milk Cause Suppurating Rashes On The Skin Of 9-month-old Babies?
Hello. I want to ask for my baby’s complaint. 9 months old. Currently drinking SGM. I wonder if it’s not suitable with milk right now. That’s why the baby’s skin becomes mangy like festering / rashes. For example, if you replace milk. What milk is good?
Hello Lisa, thank you for the question to HealthReplies.com
First of all you should explain first, whether the symptoms experienced by your child does occur after you replace or just give formula milk?
If your child has been drinking formula for a long time, then the possibility of itching does not occur because it is not suitable or allergic to formula milk. If indeed you have just given formula milk to the child (after previously the child only drinks milk only), then the possibility of rashes on your baby's skin is caused by something else.
Basically if there is pus in the rash on your child's skin, chances are the rash is caused by a bacterial infection on the skin. However, there are many causes for a rash on a child's skin, here are some other possibilities:
viral, fungal, or parasitic infections in the skin contact dermatitis atopic dermatitis seborrheic dermatitis general infections such as chicken pox, rubella, measles, etc. You should bring your child to see a pediatrician directly to the pediatrician because to diagnose the rash on the skin requires a direct skin examination directly (can not only be of symptoms).
Some things to do now:
do not let the child scratch the rash on his skin do not apply ointments or certain drugs to the child without consulting a doctor first if the rash appears after you change milk, you can go back to the milk the child drank beforehand and monitor the symptoms of the child again make sure children play in a clean place, do not let children crawling in dirty places such as on the ground or in the sand more careful in choosing a playground for children (such as ball pools in the mall) make sure you keep clean children skin well, bathe regularly and use a mild soap (special soap for babies, if possible look for one that does not contain fragrance) give moisturizer to the child's skin after bathing, you should choose a moisturizer that does not contain fragrance.