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A 31-year-old female asked:

my 18 week old baby has a bright red spot at the back of her neck close to the head. she scratches that a lot, the spot appeared less than 24 hours ago. since the spot appeared, she has been pooping a lot (greenish yellow stool). please help.

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 24 years experience
Insect bite: The bright red, itchy spot could indicate an insect bite. The Greenish yellow stool is probably unrelated. Watch for redness spreading outward from the site of the bite, and if her stool becomes watery. Talk to her Dr for these compications.

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