How to treat diathesis in a child up to a year
Signs of an allergic diathesis in children up to one year may be redness on the cheeks, not passing diaper rash, frequent and watery stools with a greenish tinge and foam, abdominal pain. Mum with the help of a doctor it is important to recognize the source or cause of the diathesis, and to take the necessary measures.
You will need:
- the doctor's consultation; - Proper care of diaper rash; - Special powders for washing baby clothes; - Diet nursing mother; - PU mixture to soy protein or dairy mixture; - Timely introduction of complementary foods; - Exclusion of allergy products; - Medicines prescribed by a doctor.
Instruction how to treat diathesis in a child up to a year
In newborn babies diathesis can manifest itself not subject to the passing of sufficient care of diaper rash. Daily baby bathe in water with the addition of chamomile decoction, or a succession of oak bark. After bathing, lubricate diaper rash special baby cream containing zinc oxide or anti-inflammatory substances. Most let the skin breathe baby, hold the baby without diapers, arrange his air baths.
Rashes and skin irritation can occur from washing powder. For the washing of children's linen, use only special children's powder or soap. Thoroughly rinse the laundry after washing.
If the baby is breastfed, you should review your diet and completely exclude all allergenic foods to improve the condition of the crumbs. Be careful with drugs, use during lactation.
If your baby is bottle-fed, then it may be an intolerance of cow protein or milk sugar (lactose), which can be expressed by abdominal pain, loose stools with a greenish color or foam. In this case, along with the need to choose a doctor for your baby to a mixture of soy protein, as well as to include in the diet of dairy mixture if necessary.
Pay attention to the recommendations on the introduction of complementary foods. Children who are breastfeeding, complementary feeding is introduced not earlier than 6 months, babies on artificial feeding - no earlier than 4.5 - 5 months. Start solid foods with vegetables or dairy-free and gluten-free children's cereals. Do not start with juices and purees of vegetables red or orange. Introducing a new product must be gradual and in a few days to observe the reaction.
In severe cases, the manifestations of diathesis doctor may prescribe antihistamines and ointments, in accordance with the age and weight of the baby manifestations diathesis.