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A 34-year-old male asked:

6 month old baby boy red rash around neck area also small pimples on hand and chin please can you assist me with what i can use?

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Dr. Emanuele Maccalli
Pediatrics 7 years experience
Rashes in children can have varied causes that can only be diagnosed by a doctor looking at your baby. You can do a video call with a physician on healthtap to show them the rash.

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