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Baby Neck Rash
Why: Cornstarch may or may not help with the problem. As a drying agent it does seem to help some, yet it is easily broken down by skin bacteria & provides a bit of nourishment. Cleaning the area & blowing it dry with a hair dryer on a no heat setting can help with those raw skin folds. ...Read more
Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more
My baby has small bumps like rashes at the back of her neck she is 10 mnths old?nurse said no need of booking appoinmnt it is just rash due to teethin
My baby has a red spot behind her neck that itches her alot, the edges get lil rashes. At times , what can this be?
Is it normal for a 6 week old baby to have little rashes all over their face, ears, neck, and half of chest?
Common, not normal: Babies will have many episodes of illness and rashes, so these are quite common but not normal by 6 wks. If it is tiny/prickly little bumps (like-goose-bumps) and baby is acting normally, it is likely heat-rash. So, keep/dress baby comfortably and avoid excessive heat exposure. Check with doc for an eval to make sure..Congrats on new baby and good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Ointments can help: Until those baby folds turn into more of a neck, this area tends to get irritated due to moisture, sweat, rubbing, and drool. Keep this area protected with your favorite greasy ointment (vaseline, aquaphor) or diaper cream with zinc. This will provide a good barrier and protect skin breakdown. Clean the area gently between applications and during bathing. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Candida dermatitis: This is probably candida dermatitis, a common and benign rash caused by a skin yeast infection. You can use an over-the-counter cream called lotrimin (clotrimazole) twice daily for 2 weeks but you should also keep the area as dry as possible since yeast likes dark and damp environments. This is often easier said than done! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Also. I have what i believe is eczema and maybe it has to do something with my baby getting rash. It has spread on my body to my neck and face. ?
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