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My baby has pimples on her legs, she's nine months old could it just be pimples?

My baby has pimples on her legs, she's nine months old could it just be pimples?

Many possibilities: If any pus in pimples, need to see MD. If red and raised, may be an ecema process, but usually other places as well. If itches, may represent contact dermatitis. New soaps or clothes? The cause will dictate the treatment ; therefore, see your doctor.
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My baby has a bump looks like a pimple on his left cheek and on the back of his left leg? What could this be?

My baby has a bump looks like a pimple on his left cheek and on the back of his left leg? What could this be?

Depends: How old is your baby? The first few months of life babies can get many different lesions, most of which are considered normal and expected to go away if left alone. If it is red at the base, growing in size/number, appears tender (hurts if touched) then it needs to be evaluated by his doctor. Http://www. Babycenter. Com/101_visual-guide-to-childrens-rashes-and-skin-conditions_10332129.bc ...Read more

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My baby has red pimple like bumps on her arm and leg, they look almost like bug bites. They just appear. What could they be?

My baby has red pimple like bumps on her arm and leg, they look almost like bug bites. They just appear. What could they be?

Newborn rash: If your baby is a newborn, then it's most likely the common newborn rash erythema toxicum. The rash should clear on its own. No treatment is needed. However, there are similar looking rashes that do need medical attention, so check with your baby's doctor.
Here's a link for pic and info: www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/picture-of-erythema-toxicum-neonatorum. ...Read more

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My baby has a rash all over her body, especially her legs. They are tiny pimple like bumps slightly red in color. What could this be?

My baby has a rash all over her body, especially her legs. They are tiny pimple like bumps slightly red in color. What could this be?

Baby rash: Rashes in children can have many causes. If it feels dry and itchy, it could indicate contact dermatitis. If, they are filled with fluids, it could indicate infection etiology. Rashes need always to be checked by your primary care doctor to help make the diagnosis. ...Read more

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My 3 and a half week old son has small red pimples all over his face, arms, scalp, the back of his neck & a little on his legs. Is this baby acne?

My 3 and a half week old son has small red pimples all over his face, arms, scalp, the back of his neck & a little on his legs. Is this baby acne?

Probably: A baby floating in the slick moist environment of the womb will have pristine skin at birth. Between 2 wks and 2 months, more than half of infants will have transient baby acne triggered by the hormones that came across during pregnancy.Keeping it clean allows it to run its course. If any sites are more inflamed or persistent, your doc should evaluate. It should fade completely by 3 mo. ...Read more

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My baby is 5 months old and keeps getting red pimples on feet, hands, arms, legs, face that turn to scabs shortly after. What could this be?

My baby is 5 months old and keeps getting red pimples on feet, hands, arms, legs, face that turn to scabs shortly after. What could this be?

Rash: It is so hard to diagnose rashes, without seeing them. Please have your doctor evaluate it. It could be infection, allergies, insect bites. ...Read more

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My 4 day old baby has puss filled pimple like bumps on his neck, arms and legs. Most are spread but some look clustered. Could this be baby acne?

My 4 day old baby has puss filled pimple like bumps on his neck, arms and legs. Most are spread but some look clustered. Could this be baby acne?

Erythema Toxicum: Nothing to worry about. "e. Tox" is a very common benign newborn rash. Leave it alone and it will go away on its own. ...Read more

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My 14 month baby has tiny pimples all over her thigh. What causes rashes like that?

My 14 month baby has tiny pimples all over her thigh. What causes rashes like that?

Lots of causes...: ...Including allergy to diapers or baby wipes or moisturizing cream, or direct irritation by harsh soap. Could also be a virus, which is sometimes accompanied by a fever, but not always. There are other, more exotic causes; your quickest solution is to see your pediatrician or a dermatologist and get a precise diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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How to treat leg pimples?

How to treat leg pimples?

Folliculitis?: Keep area clean and dry. If not resolved seek medical eval. ...Read more

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Pimple lime bump on leg is it scabies?

Pimple lime bump on leg is it scabies?

Doubtful: Scabies is a disease caused by an ectoparasite mite. It is highly contagious. It causes a rash that occurs between the fingers, in skin creases, axillae etc. The rash causes severe itching 1 bump on the leg is unlikely to be scabies. ...Read more

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Kid have hard pimples on legs, what could they be?

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Kid have hard pimples on legs, what could they be?

Here are some. ..: Pursuing to conform with the normalcy set out by too many experts through political correctness and commercialism has generated unbearable peer pressure resulting in ruining many people's life. So, seek pro-evaluation and counseling to assess the balance between medical necessity and professional possibilities before embarking on doing something unnecessary to begin with... Best... ...Read more

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What can be done for itchy red pimple like dots on legs and wrists?

What can be done for itchy red pimple like dots on legs and wrists?

The treatment will: Depend on the cause. You can take an oral antihistamine for the itching, but depending on what, if any, other symptoms you have, you may need a more specific treatment. Please contact your doctor or a dermatologist to be seen. If you are a HealthTap Prime member, you can consult one of us and send a photo and we may be able to help you that way. ...Read more

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Can you give me advice with itchy red pimple like dots on legs and wrists?

Can you give me advice with itchy red pimple like dots on legs and wrists?

This is difficult to: Diagnose without seeing the rash. It could be dry skin, a contact rash, infectious process, scabies...Please see your doctor so that it can be properly diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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What do little white bumps that look like white head pimples on my leg mean?

What do little white bumps that look like white head pimples on my leg mean?

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

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I have what started out as a pimple and seems to be infected. It's right where my legs rub and it is swollen and warm to the touch.

I have what started out as a pimple and seems to be infected. It's right where my legs rub and it is swollen and warm to the touch.

Infection = Doctor: If it's infected, the best idea is to see your provider. It may be quite easy to clear up - but it's not a D.I.Y. project - you'll probably need a Rx. Do it soon so it doesn't become more complicated by spreading. Hope it goes well. Clean, cool (ice pack) compresses may reduce discomfort till you get treated. ...Read more

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I have tiny pimple like bumps on my arm and legs. They don't itch or bother me. When I scratch them they turn white. What could they be?

I have tiny pimple like bumps on my arm and legs. They don't itch or bother me. When I scratch them they turn white. What could they be?

Keratosis pilaris: These are more of a cosmetic issue than anything serious. Some people hate them and use a loofa to scrape them off of the backs of their arms. They happen more in kids and teens and less in adults. You might try some low-potency Hydrocortisone cream to see if that might smooth out these little bumps on the skin. ...Read more

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I just discovered 6 pinkish small pimple like bumps on my forearm, one on my leg, and one on my ankle. They don't itch. What could it be?

I just discovered 6 pinkish small pimple like bumps on my forearm, one on my leg, and one on my ankle. They don't itch. What could it be?

Pimple Like Bumps: Folliculitis is a very common, benign skin disorder that looks like scattered pinpoint red bumps on the skin. However, without seeing these skin lesions it is impossible to be sure of the diagnosis. If folliculitis treatment is usually oral antibiotics. ...Read more

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I have small pimple like bumps on my legs. They are not in clusters just one here and there, but the skin around them is itchy all the time.

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor. In the meantime try to stop shaving your legs, if you do that, and see if that resolves the matter. ...Read more

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Between my legs, around my thigh. My skin have darken and I got really bad itch sometime. Also pimple kind thing, with poss in them sometime?

Between my legs, around my thigh. My skin have darken and I got really bad itch sometime. Also pimple kind thing, with poss in them sometime?

I would start: By using a an antifungal cream like lotrimin, (clotrimazole) mix with Hydrocortisone and possibly even some topical silver cream. Those three in combo, used every day for a month then 2 d per week should help. The pigmentation could be do to scratching but if overweight and/or strong family hx of type 2 dm, look up acanthosis nigricans. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hi my son is 4 years old and we recently noticed he has 2 small bumps on his leg and 1 on pubic area, looks like fat deposits not pimples. Worried?

Hi my son is 4 years old and we recently noticed he has 2 small bumps on his leg and 1 on pubic area, looks like fat deposits not pimples. Worried?

Next well-baby visit: Show the pediatrician. If they start growing impressively or ulcerate or begin to hurt, have them checked early. Kids can get lipomas like everybody else. ...Read more

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I was working out and wearing a sweat suit and a couple days later I developed red dots on my legs which some have little pimple heads. Is this stapp?

I was working out and wearing a sweat suit and a couple days later I developed red dots on my legs which some have little pimple heads. Is this stapp?

Could be: Sounds like folliculitis, which commonly is staph or strep species. Antibacterial soap and/or astringent can often help dry & kill the bacteria topically. If persists / spreads, may need Chlorhexidine scrub or to see dr for antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are these pimple things all over my legs?

What are these pimple things all over my legs?

Folliculitis: Inflammation of the hair follicle occurs for many reasons, but when associated with shaving usually is caused by a dull razor, sensitivity to the shaving product or friction by clothing. ...Read more

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What would cause a "pimple/bump/boil" in the crease of your leg? It releases blood then puss?

What would cause a "pimple/bump/boil" in the crease of your leg? It releases blood then puss?

Infection: This is more common with being overweight, excessive sweating and diabetes. Do not squeeze, it may get much bigger. Use hot compresses to bring to a head naturally. If it does not respond oral antibiotics maybe necessary. Your other drugs and any history of drug alleries is very important if you see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have some red pimple at lower legs? What I could be? It's kinda dried now but still pinkish colour.

I have some red pimple at lower legs? What I could be? It's kinda dried now but still pinkish colour.

Folliculitis: It could be several things, but likely it is folliculitis. That is a usually mild infection where the hairs come out of the skin. You can get it from shaving or being in a hot tub. You can try washing after shaving with an anti-bacterial soap, such as dial. It can resolve without any treatment. Sometimes you will need antibiotics to get it to clear up. ...Read more

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