Peanut Oil Problems

April 1, 2003

London -- The use of skin creams containing peanut oil to treat diaper rash, eczema, or other inflammatory skin conditions in babies may lead to peanut allergy in childhood, according to research by Gideon Lack, M.B., B. Ch., and colleagues, based on data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC).