A 29-year-old female asked:
8 month old baby has pea sized spot on the back of his head. it looks raised & shiny & doesn't seem to bother him. it's a bit redder than his skin. skin culture came back normal for fungal & bacteria. what could it be?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Amrita Dosanjhanswered
Pediatric Allergy and Asthma 38 years experience
A small lymph node is one possible cause, another to consider is a no. infected lesion. Discuss whether a Derm referral would be helpful and keep a photo log with dates to review. A virtual consult with Healthtap is available. Watch for signs of fever and increase in size, drainage and redness.
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