If your infant suffers from severe dry skin, you will want to consult your pediatrician who may advise that you use a topical crème like hydrocortisone to moisturize the area. And if your newborn develops any sort of rash you should contact your doctor immediately to diagnose the condition.
For more information on common rashes and skin conditions in newborns, visit Healthy Children.org.
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