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my son has a rash around his mouth

A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
See his doc: This could be a reaction to recurrent lip licking,allergy to something that comes in contact with the area often or a condition called perioral dermat ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
Parvovirus B19: You may be describing erythema infectiosum caused by infection with parvovirus b19. He will probably develop a lacy rash on arms or trunk within a fe ... Read More
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Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
There are: a number of possibilities most of which are VIRAL and the Summer months have a number of ECHO and COXSACKIE viruses which have a rash and GI component ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Hemmers
19 years experience Allergy
Yes.: There are clues that may better predict whether there is a true peanut allergy. How immediate was the reaction? How long did it last? Is there a prior ... Read More
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeremy Adler
26 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
See doctor: Blisters or other sores around mouth and anus can be caused by several conditions. There are infections such as herpes viruses that can do this. Crohn ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mehul SHETH
17 years experience Pediatrics
Many causes: Although there are many reasons for blisters, the most likely is infection. However, you would need to talk with a doctor and provide more information ... Read More
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Dermatitis : Could be seborrhoeic or perioral dermatitis or simply a viral rash. There are some rarer causes. Easier to make the diagnosis by viewing the rash so ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cindy Juster
35 years experience Pediatrics
Difficult to say.: It's often difficult to diagnose skin issues without seeing them in person. I recommend seeing her doctor for diagnosis and any needed treatment.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
And?: Other than telling you to stop the licking kid dog activities, what may your question be? Treatment?
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Jackson
42 years experience Dermatology
Dermatitis: This is probably perioral dermatitis. See your dermatologist to find out.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Need more history. Could be he burned his tongue on something hot. Could be a reaction to acidic food. More likely it is a viral infection. He needs t ... Read More
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Perioral Dermatitis: Perioral dermatitis (pod) is a chronic papulopustular and eczematous facial dermatitis. It mostly occurs in women and children.The clinical and histol ... Read More
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Johanna Fricke
49 years experience Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
It depends on where: They are & what they look like. Painful ulcerations can be from viral illnesses like herpangina or herpetic stomatitis. His pediatrician or pediatric ... Read More
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
24 years experience Internal Medicine
Unlikely.: Even if that contact transmitted the virus you your child, viruses usually incubate at least a few days before presenting with symptoms. The cold sor ... Read More
A 8-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
38 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Even with the best of explanations, rashes are very difficult to diagnose without seeing. Have your doctor check it out.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Yeast?: She may have a yeast infection especially if she drools a lot. Does she lick her lips often? If the rash is itchy, it may be from a food allergy (fru ... Read More
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Dr. Bryan Levey
26 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: There is no way to even begin to guess what kind of rash it might be without seeing the rash and knowing your daughter's circumstances are, whether sh ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Bradley
17 years experience LASIK Surgery
Likely viral related: This sounds like a viral infection but your daughter should see her pediatrician to make sure she is properly treated.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Sore mouth: The purple spots may have been caused by her biting her cheek, but to be sure she should be checked out by her pediatrician
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Bumps on tongue: He has a virus of the tongue use cold things like ice chips to kill the pain.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Mouth rash: Depending on your daughter's age, ask her if she applied any lipstick or other products on her skin, she may have developed a contact allergy. She may ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Richard Feinstein
52 years experience Dermatology
Viral disease: There are hundreds of viruses that can cause diseases in people. People usually catch the virus from another person, and then have that particular vir ... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
28 years experience Pediatric Hematology and Oncology
Hand, foot, mouth?: Your daughter's symptoms sound consistent with hand, foot, and mouth disease (hfm). Hfm is caused by a virus. The most important thing is to make sure ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Sandler
53 years experience Dentistry
Needs to be seen: More important that what it could be, is what it is. Unfortunately, this would have to be seen by a dentist, preferably a pedodontist, or pediatricia ... Read More
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