My son's skin is always itchy, I change everthing from Lotion to Soap Wash?
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Amanda - posted on 03/30/2011
my son was born with dry itchy skin and the best thing that worked for his skin (and we tried a lot of different misturizers and creams and special soaps and oil nothing worked) but baby aveeno at least three times a day and when ever we saw him scratching and we had to take him out of the tub and not dry him off but rub the cream on him while he was full of water to help the moisture stay in his skin...he is not so bad now that he is older but we still have to do it after every bath time...have u taken him to a doctor? that is what we had to do...he was diagnoised with (huge long word i cant pronunce) but it means bumpy itchy skin...but it runs in my family cause i have it and so does my father...nothing serious...good luck with everything
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Jenn - posted on 03/30/2011
Externally, I recommend a non-soap bath wash and then lather him up right out of the bath while his skin is damp with either Aveeno or Eucerin...unscented. Both work wonderfully for my daughter. I also switched to unscented, sensitive skin laundry detergent and softner.
Itchy skin may also be due to allergies. Either seasonal allergens or food-related. Dairy, eggs and wheat can trigger itchiness as well as food additives such as sulfites, like MSG.
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