Has anyone else's child get a rash from Aveeno loition?

Michelle - posted on 03/05/2011 ( 4 moms have responded )

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My sons skin was so dry and itchy the doctor said to dry Aveeno we got the skin relief moisturizing lotion the the next morning his back and tummy were had a rash. I know its the lotion as nothing else has changed, I stopped using it but was wondering id anyone else had that problem.

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Michelle - posted on 03/05/2011

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my son is 4 and we live in a cold climate 6 months out of the year.
Bonnie - I will try that lotion

Bonnie - posted on 03/05/2011

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When my son was having fairly dry skin it was recommended to us to try Neutrogena 24 Hour Moisturizer. It worked well, but it is fairly expensive.

Amanda - posted on 03/05/2011

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I used the Aveeno baby no scent lotion and my son had a reaction to it because his skin was sensitive. But I use it now and he is fine. I first used it when he was 2 months old, he is now 13 months old.

Laura - posted on 03/05/2011

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Even Aveeno contains other chemicals in it. It sounds like your son has a sensitivity or allergy to a chemical in the lotion. His dry and itchy skin can also be a reaction to something in the bath wash you are using. We've always tried to use more natural products that limit the use of chemicals such as alcohols, dyes, fragrances, and petroleum by-products. For dry skin you could try something with either coco butter or shea butter in it. Avoid anything with a fragrance or dyes if you can help it. Less (chemicals) is best as far as I'm concerned! health food stores often have a wide selection of products that more closely fit this criteria. Hope this helps!

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