Itchy Redness Is Like A Ring On The Eyelid Area And Next To The Nose Of An 11 Month Old Baby?
I want to ask, my 11-month-old child has itching like a ring in the eyelid area and next to the nose. It’s been over 1 month. I took it to the pediatrician and recovered for a few days. But now it appears reddish again. How to handle it. Please answer yes … thanks.
Thank you for the question.
Itching accompanied by a red rash resembling the ring around the eyelids and one side of the baby's nose is most likely a fungal infection. This skin fungal infection is susceptible due to moist skin conditions, poor hygiene, or close contact with other skin fungal infections.
It could also, in addition to fungal infections, complaints on your baby's skin appear due to other reasons, such as impetigo, allergic contact dermatitis, tinea versicolor, seborrheic dermatitis, irritant contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, and so on.
So that conditions are handled properly, you can check your baby again to the doctor, dermatologist, or nearest pediatrician. That way, of course the doctor can give him treatment so that his complaints are resolved.
In the meantime, what needs to be done is:
Wash your baby in the morning and evening with special baby soap. Always wash your hands with antiseptic soap every time you come in contact with the baby. Do not carelessly give ointments, powder, or other substances on itchy and reddish skin. and toiletries, with other people. Also keep the environment around the baby clean, not humid. Give the baby lots of milk and variety of nutritious foods so that the body's immune system remains excellent.