In pharmacies, a large selection of creams and ointments, anti-Allergy. But do not hurry to buy one of them and smeared the child's cheek diathesis, even if a friend recommends this product and says that her baby is helped. Many of these products contain corticosteroid hormones, particularly those that help to quickly. It is worth listing the most popular ones in order for parents to know what creams alone cannot be used: "Celestoderm", "Akriderm", "Elokom", "Advantan", "Fluorine", "Case", "Ftorokort", and some others.
Despite the fact that modern drugs with raging hormones minor, use them only as directed by physician and only if other means are not effective. The younger the child, the more dangerous for it, the uncontrolled use of hormonal ointments.
If the baby is still prescribed one of these medications, you need to follow precautions: do not use the product longer than recommended by a doctor (usually about 5 days); to handle exceptionally damaged skin.
Non-hormonal creams and ointments
Lubrication of the cheeks in diathesis-hormonal means, the most safe for children.
"Fenistil gel relieves irritation and itching, has a local anesthetic effect. Approved for use from the first days of life.
"Elidel" has anti-inflammatory properties, can be used with 3 months.
If the child has weeping cheeks, well help ointment against rash based on zinc: "Destin", "Diadem", "Cendol", "Zinc paste," and others. They form a protective layer on the skin, prevent the penetration of germs, reduce inflammation and dried.
"Bepanten" (similar to "Panthoderm", "Panthenol", "D-panthenol") recommended for dry skin, has a regenerating effect. Can be used from birth, including for prevention. "Èmolium" also effective from dryness, nourishes fats and hydrates the epidermis, restores the water-lipid layer and soothes and elasticizes the skin, relieves itching.
Recipes of traditional medicine
Has beneficial effects for diathesis a decoction of Bay leaf. In a glass of water you need to take the 6 Bay leaves. Boil for 10 minutes, then allow to cool and add a teaspoon of baking soda. To treat the affected area several times a day.
With weeping cheeks to take one tablespoon melted pork fat, add a few drops of birch tar, mixed and the resulting mixture lubricate the redness.