A 54-year-old female asked:
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my one month old granddaughter has a rash on her arms and legs with her hands and feet swollen what could this be?

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Dr. Morris Westfried
46 years experience Dermatology
Pedaitric dermatolog: Can not reel from description. It is most likely eczema but there are a number of conditions that occur shortly after birth. If pediatrician is unclear see pediatric dermatolgist who has training in pediatrics and dermatology.Bthis will probably resolve within a few months, but definitlely have grandchild evaluated at large mufti doctor practice or at university dermatology program.
Answered on Nov 25, 2012
Dr. Jeffrey Rosch
49 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Inf. in 1 month old: Probably viral but at one month of age she should be seen by pcp or pediatrician. Since today is sunday consider urgent care or ed.
Answered on Feb 22, 2013
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