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A 18-year-old male asked about a male:

Hello doc my son is two years old and he has a rash looking is like blisters and his skin is like piling a little this is getting worse can it be herp?

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Dr. Satish Sundar
Pediatrics 36 years experience
Need more info.: Hi, I would need a location, duration, associated symptoms, history of potential or true contact, etc. In general clustered blister like rash around the mouth, is suggestive of herpes simplex type 1. Bullous impetigo-bacterial skin infection can mimic this too.
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Dr. Michael Fisher
Dermatology 34 years experience
Blisters: There are many skin conditions that can cause blisters: medications, allergic skin reactions, herpes, genetic blistering diseases, severe contact dermatitis and others. Take your child to a pediatric dermatologist for a diagnosis and treatment.
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Dr. Satish Sundar
Pediatrics 36 years experience
I agree, if this rash stays, it should be evaluated at least start with your pediatrician, to save cost and then get referred if needed to a specialist. Hope that helps.
Jul 14, 2014
Last updated Jul 14, 2014

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