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rash on buttocks and thighs child

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Dr. Cindy Juster
36 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: Without seeing the rash up close, it's hard to diagnose. Please make sure his doctor takes a look -- then you'll know the cause and treatment for it.
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
36 years experience Pediatrics
Absolutely : If your nephew did have a viral rash, the good news is that the rash usually happens after the most infectious part of the illness, the febrile part. ... Read More

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
20 years experience Pediatrics
Need to see rash: Without visualization, it is nearly impossible to diagnose a rash. Given the locations you are describing, scabies does not seem to be the most likely ... Read More
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Rash: Possibly eczema. If rash and it y between but cheeks at night, consider worms. Discuss with gp. May need steroid cream or worm treatment
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Worse at night: I am seeing many more patients with rashes at the moment during the hot and humid weather. Almost all itchy rashes are worse at night when we are lyin ... Read More
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Without seeing the rash you can use zinc oxide and combine it wirh 0.25 percent hydrocortisone. Apply with each diaper change.
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
59 years experience Internal Medicine
The "distribution": of the rash you describe sounds like the area covered by your underpants! Look for allergy to your LAUNDRY SOAP. Since that "area" is also usually a ... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Faryal Ghaffar
30 years experience Pediatrics
Rash: Yeast infection is common is areas of the body that is moist like inner thighs, arm pits. See you physician. If it a yeast infection it will require ... Read More
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A 25-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gerald Morris
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Rash and tingling: Sounds like a possible case of shingles. See your Doctor ASAP - Earlier detection and treatment will reduce the chances of long term pain issues in t ... Read More
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Dr. Kenneth Cheng
31 years experience Family Medicine
Difficult to tell: Skin issues are very difficult to diagnosis without actually seeing and touching the lesion. Occasionally, doctors may even need to biopsy or culture ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chris Oh
Dr. Chris Oh answered
21 years experience Internal Medicine
Hydrocortisone: If it is allergic rash or eczema 1% Hydrocortisone cream 2x day for few days should work fine. If it does not work need to see you doc if you need tre ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Moniliasis: Apply lottimin.
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