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1 Year Old Rash On Face
Patience: The baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not respond, but within weeks of birth they break out for many weeks before the hormone levels begin to drop ; the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean ; avoiding irritating soaps helps. Occasional use of a 1/2% hc once daily can calm some lesions. ...Read more
Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more
?Fifth's disease: Erythema infectiosum or fifth disease is caused by the parvo virus b-19. And can often present as a "slapped cheek" appearance of a rash that can also spread to the hands. It is self limiting and treatment is supportive. (rest, fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and aches). If persists, see the dr. ...Read more
Most of the : Time, rashes that you see at this age are usually harmless. Just does not look good on a baby. A lot of times people make " ugly" comments which hurts the mom's feelings. In turn , gets the parent anxious who now wants a quick fix. Only time can resolve these rashes . Some do get worst and need to be treated and follow up by pediatrician ...Read more
Some possibilities: A white rash (one that is lighter than the surrounding skin) on the knee can be from eczema (dry, sensitive skin that's prone to itching), from a reaction to trauma (bumps and scrapes), from a reaction to any prior rash or scratching, from a birthmark that didn't tan as much as the rest of the knee, from vitiligo (an auto-immune problem), etc... The primary doctor can take a look. ...Read more
Rashes: Small red dots any where on the body could be petechiae and should be evaluated by a doctor. Rashes are impossible to diagnose without seeing them. Petechiae are small (1-2mm) red or purple spots on the body, caused by a minor hemorrhage (broken capillary blood vessels). See attached picture. Unlike most other red rashes they do not go away with pressure. Petechiae always require evaluation. ...Read more
My husband has had a reoccurring skin rash on his back, chest, butt, between legs, face since 15yrs old. Itches very bad. Red raised patches.
My 3 year old daughter has a red circular rash on the back of her upper leg accompanied by a few red bumps. She doesn't itch it?
Mgt/follow up: If the baby is otherwise well, then the rash can be followed. Neonatal acne can take weeks or months to clear. If there is a question of infection, eg thick drainage, crusting, temperature elevation, a visit is indicated immediately with the ED or PCP. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Poikiloderma: There are certain limitations imposed by this format which include the lack of a photograph of the skin lesions about which you requested information, So it's impossible to tell you the exact diagnosis and/or therapy, My Best advice would be to call and make an appointment with the dermatologist. There are many conditions which make neck rashes, so you need to have a dermatologist see the rash. ...Read more
Many causes: There are too many causes to list here. However, a good rule of thumb to go by when dealing with rashes in babies is this: if the baby is well (eating/drinking/voiding/stooling/sleeping/behaving normally) and the rash is bothering her, go see her doctor. If the baby is well and the rash isn't bothering her at all, it only bothers the parent, then let it be. It will likely come and go. ...Read more
My 1 yr. Old has developed an itchy rash on his face...Cheeks, forhead, nose, behind and on the ears...Looks like red splotches. No fever, diarrhea..?
Allergy?: If he is acting ok no fever drinking eating etc it sounds like hives. They are typically blotches they might come and go affect different parts of the body etc. Think about new foods, possibly just changed to milk, think of new soaps detergents, fabric softness something new in 24 to 48 hours before the rash. If he starts not acting well, develops a fever, or no resolution in a few days see ur dr. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer