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Blotchy Skin Rash On A Babys Face
Infant had fever about 2 days up to 102.7 finally broke on day 2 but now has rash on head chest back and cries almost constantly?
Common patters: A lot of infant viral infections will have fever for a few days and end in a generalized rash. Some have names based on location and type of rash, but they are expected and rather benign. I'd consider the crying evidence it is not finished. As long as the kid takes fluids well and plays occasionally you can monitor at home. If not drinking the kid should be seen. ...Read more
My child is 3 years old, has strong cold but not coughing, his chicks have some red rashes and he touches his head quiteoften.?
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Our baby has skin rashes all over his face and even to his body. What could be the cause and how to treat it?
Rash: How old is the baby? Without looking at the rash, in person, hard to make right diagnosis and hence give you right suggestion. Consult a pediatrician. ...Read more
Red rashes on the face and head only of 11 month old baby boy after sun exposure on the beach temporal temperature is 36.6 and very alert pls. Advise.
Sounds like sunburn: A baby gets sunburn very easily. Even on a cloudy day, it is possible to get a sunburn, because uv light penetrates through clouds. I would strongly recommend to keep babies in a shade, not directly expose to any sunlight. A baby gets sunstroke more easily than older children as well. ...Read more
7yr old child developed rash yesterday on face, now wrists & neck area. Very warm to touch, blotchy looking, but comes and goes away? No other syptoms
Hi, my baby is 7 months old and he had a fever for 3 days and after that rashes came out on his face, stomach and arms, even on his head. What can I do?
Your age?: We need to know your age. Please put it in your public profile. We cannot answer questions from minors. Knowing your country or state helps, too. Age, location, and gender, can affect our answer, since some conditions are more likely in different places or in different age groups. Be honest! You expect if of us, and we expect it of you! ...Read more
Take her to a doctor: If the rash bothers her, I would suggest that she be seen by a doctor. There are so many reasons that a 14 mo old girl would have a rash. The list includes infection (both viral, bacterial), inflammatory disease such as rheumatoid arthritis, allergy (such as hives), drug rash (such as amoxicillin), contact dermatitis such as poison ivy, skin disease such as eczema, etc. The treatment differs. ...Read more
Hi my baby is 6 weeks old she has a rash on her face, head and chest for a week now she also has cradle cap is this normal? How do I alleviate it?
Is it the same rash?: Cradle cap can extend down to the face, neck, and chest. There are some non-prescription remedies such as selenium-based shampoos (don't get it in her eyes!), but other treatments require a doctor visit. Either way, be patient - there's no reason why she can't have beautiful baby skin after this clears up. ...Read more
My 7months old baby has a rash on her fore head and head, when she scratches it, it brings out fluid which spreads to other parts of the head and bring?
See below: See your pediatrician to look at this and evaluate/treat. Hard to give a good answer without looking a the rash. ...Read more
Should I stop giving my baby his antibotics for scratchy sounding throat and slight outbreak of rash on head?
I am experiencing skin rash (quality: flaking or scaling). The following also describes me: Skin redness or irritation. What should I do? The rashes are joint and turned into white patches. Will the skin ever forn vack? Its at hairline neck face
I have some blotchy red rashes/pimples on my face (upper side of face near eyes). Face is very dry. I've been applying creams. Any natural remedies?
? rosacea: I think you have rosacea, nickname-adult acne. First, avoid factors that cause a flare. Always wear an SPF 30+ sunscreen. Protect your face in cold weather with scarf/ski mask. Avoid touching your much. Wash with gentle cleanser (Dover, Cetaphil). Avoid skin products with alcohol. Some possible alternative medicines: chrysanthemum indicum, niacinamide, & azelaic acid creams. Good wishes! ...Read more
My baby boy, 9months old, suddenly got a rash on his head today. It is red and blister like only in his hair. Looks itchy. What clould it be?
Visual DX: Hi, it’s hard to say without a picture but there is a great app that may be able to help you get a diagnosis without being seen in person by a dermatologist. The app is called VisualDX and is one of the best, if not the best out there. Many clinicians, including myself, use it. Just snap a photo and it gives you a list of possible diagnoses. Good luck! ...Read more
Neck and chest and left side of head itch no swollen or rash help please??? sleep on furry pillows and use baby lotion and wash with dove and nivea
Skin irritation: Focalized itching without rash is rarely due to underlying organ disease. I suspect skin irritation (sun coming through car window, the furry pillow, etc). Try changing both the pillow and the lotion. Rec fragrance-free non-alcohol containing lotion such as Vanicream, Eucerin or CeraVe. Use 2-3 times daily and always after bathing. ...Read more
My son is 3 years old about a week ago his skin broke out he broke out with a rash all over his body from his head all the way to his feet I took him?
?: Viral vs allergy are my best guesses, you leave me no clues to narrow this down... ...Read more
I'm a black lady who was told tanning beds are good for skin conditions! Used 1 time for 5 min and have developed a rash all over face..
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I dyed my hair and now my head itches and it has sores and when I itch my head it starts to leak and I have a rash all over my body?
What does a heat rash look like on African American babies? My 1 year old has a rash all over and on her face. How do I treat a rash?
Hi I have these tiny white spots almost looks like a rash all over my penis head and some on shaft, it's not ppp, it looks like tysons glands.
Rash all over body starts on head itchy but bearable, then spreads all over body rapidly first looks like nettle sting but then turns extremely red?
Urticaria/Hives: Rarely, a reaction to medication, food, food additives, insects, parasites or infection is identified as an underlying cause of chronic hives. But in most cases, the cause of chronic hives is never identified, even after testing and monitoring symptoms. Heat, cold, pressure, sunlight or other environmental stimuli may worsen chronic hives. Certain meds such as aspirin, Ibuprofen can cause hives. ...Read more
My 6 month old has this rash? All over his forehead. It starts out looking like a white head coming up then busts open and oozes a yellow liquid and g
Drinking to much beer, for long period of time, then breaks out in red rash all over body, which dries to a head few days later, any idea what it is?
I died my hair and broke out in allergic reaction and have spots and a rash all over my head and ears how do I get rid of it?
Itchy skin rash all over body (except for face, neck, palms and soles) for 14 days. NO fever, NO flu-like symptons, NO lymph node. Can it be HIV ARS?
Rash: It sounds more likely that it is an allergic reaction to something. The fact that it is not on the palms and soles of your feet makes other bad things less likely. Skin rashes are hard to diagnose and the diagnosis depends on where the rash is, the color, whether there are blotches, raised bumps and many other things. You can buy benadryl (diphenhydramine) in the pharmacy for itching and if it persists see DR. ...Read more
Broke out with itchy rash all over body including palms of hands and now I have swollen lymph nodes in back of head and itchy scalp. What's wrong?
Allergic reaction- s: I would recommend immediate medical evaluation including blood testing and possible a steroid injection to abort this allergic attack. Usually from inlation, contact or gestion of a sunstance or chemical foreign to the body's immune system. I would try zyrtec (cetirizine) and head over to the closet urgent care center. ...Read more
Son has a rash all over his body except head and face. A little itchy. Hands and feet have little tiny blisters. No fever no mouth sores?
Need Dermtologist: A widespread rash such as what you have described especially with blistering demands immediate attention preferably by a dermatologist. Without fever in an otherwise healthy individual conditions such as allergic reactions or immune mediated blistering diseases need to be considered and worked up by a dermatologist. ...Read more
Mystery: The mystery will remain until someone looks at the rash and identifies the problem. You should see a doctor to examine you and elucidate the problem. ...Read more