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Baby Got Hickey Type Bruises
Bruised Lip: If your child's teeth are near the bruise, you child most likely bite his check. If he does not have teeth maybe his teeth are just below the gums and he gummed it. Either way as long as there are no more and he is not bleeding anywhere a bruise is not harmful unless more show up. In that case you need to have him evaluated for a bleeding problem. ...Read more
2 year old son has red hot bumps on palms, bumps on arms, ankles & a couple on his side, flea bites? Hfm disease? Chicken pox? How to tell difference?
My daughter has a strawberry birthmark on her scalp(hairline)this appeared several days after birth, she's now 1 it's flat without lumps will it fade?
Maybe: Most capillary hemiangiomas will increase in prominance, growing faster than the kid until age 10-12m. They then usually stop growing and gradually fade over time with some leaving behind a falttened, parchment like skin by the age of 4y.Those that were not evident at birth, have the best chance of fading while those that were prominent at birth may persist to some degree. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son started getting a viral rash yesterday he's happy iin himself. He's due surgery Tuesday how long do viral rashes last?
My 8 months son was born with flat bluish birthmark on hip and leg. Now, I noticed 2 new spots same color and texture. Is it important?
RASH IN ARMPITS: Without seeing the rash, it's difficult to make an accurate diagnosis. This sounds like a rash due to either a new sweater or blouse, or an underarm deodorant or a new soap, or new laundry detergent. Warm water compresses, a mild cleanser like cetaphil, and an over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream, twice daily might giver some relief. If no better, have her examined by a dermatologist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Bloog?: I presume you mean "blood". You are not a "diabetic" - you have diabetes and you should go all out to get rid of the diabetes. Start with a visit to an Endocrinologist and then follow up with a nurse practitioner to help you through. It will be hard work initially but over time you should rid yourself of diabetes. ...Read more
How to fade away the dark mark on my daughter skin?When she was 2 y.O, i used cortisone cream on small spot on her legs. Now the mark get big.
leg mark: There are thousands of reasons for "marks" on the skin, but as I am wont to say, the main advantage that a dermatologist uses his/her eyes to determine the cause of the problem, and so you need to show this spot to a dermatologist asap. ...Read more
No: Assume some forgotten or unnoticed bump. If you have many of them, and cannot explain them, it is a serious sign which needs immediate attention. ...Read more
My legs & arms are filled with dark spots/scars on them since i was a little girl. They're from mosquito bites & minor injuries. Lotions don't work.
Can you get a blood clot from a bad bruise on your leg? Brother kicked me hard bottom of leg had red welt put ice on it now have yellow bluish bruise with spots of purple?
THE BRUISE, NO: The bruise itself does not cause DVT, but the trauma causing the bruise theoretically could. ...Read more
My 3.5 yr old got small bumps on her arms & legs she's not complaining or scratching i gave her Benadryl (diphenhydramine) anti itch cream its been 2 days what is it?
Try moisturizer: The bumps may be from dry skin and i would suggest that you apply moisturizer on her skin immediately after bathing on a regular basis. If the bumps are not bothersome and go away after a couple of weeks, just let it be. If they get worse or lasting more than a few weeks, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My mom 65 yrs old gets big blue black bruises tht don't hurt on legs & thighs without hitting herself anywhere. Asthma & mild depression. Worrisome?
Yes, this calls for: a trip to your local MD. Bruising as you described is a sx of possible major health conditions that can only be assessed in the doctor's office. The depression also needs to be assessed, either there or at a psychiatrist's office, since there are possible complicating medicals... ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got mosquito bites thursday, a few rashes popped on my leg with mosqeto bites around it. How can I get rid of it?
Hydrocortisone: Your dermatologist can give you meds for this problem which work faster. ...Read more
Hello my 3week old baby has developed few red spots like acne on her cheeks and forehead, how can she get rid of them ? How did they occur ?
Baby acne: Bumps on the skin of newborns is normal for the first 3-5 months of life. They are not generally a problem and will go away over time if LEFT ALONE.Picking, "popping", and acne meds do not help and will cause damage. They arise as a response to the withdrawal of maternal hormones. EVERY baby gets at least a few of these. Leave them alone, if you are still worried visit your pediatrician for veal ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My step daughter of 2&half years old has had what looks like raised nettle rash type marks apearing on her outer thigh, come and goes , what is it ?
No: This won't affect the deep veins, where clots are dangerous. Our bodies are designed to withstand a considerable amount of day-to-day trauma. The deep vein thrombi have more to do with inactivity, with genetic mutations that make one vulnerable, and to systemic health problems. Best wishes. ...Read more
My dermotologist is on vacation. He gave me a shot on old mosquito bites because they wouldn't fade. But now they look like bruises, is that normal?
Evchymosis: May be some bleed while injecting, bruise take 3 to 6 weeks to fade. ...Read more
8 month 3 weeks old baby, pink rash appeared on front torso this morning, skin feels rough, looks like roseola rash, NO fever. What could it be?
Virus: Viruses (especially the summer time viruses) can cause rashes with or without fevers. Strep can cause a rash that is rough, usually on the stomach (uncommon under age 2). Heat rash can also cause a bumpy pink rash on the abdomen. I would have the baby seen to be sure nothing serious is going on. ...Read more
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