U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
San Diego, CA
A 26-year-old female asked about a male:

Is there anything that can look similar to herpes on babies skin?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice 29 years experience
Please Clarify: Can you give us some descriptive words. Herpes is a small cluster of angry appearing blisters.
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Mollusculum: Molluscullum contagiosum, a virus, can cause small blister conglomerates. Usually picked from daycare. Best will be to let a pediatrician take a look.

Related questions

A 35-year-old member asked:
Is herpes related to deformities in babies?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 43-year-old member asked:
When I have a herpes out break my skin hurts as well. Is this normal?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
A 36-year-old member asked:
What is it about a herpes virus that would cause it to erupt on the skin?
1 doctor answer1 doctor weighed in
Last updated Jun 3, 2014

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.