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Cause Of Red Blotchers On Baby
Reply: Baby's skin is very sensitive. Especially face is exposed to many topical irritants like saliva, rubbing their faces on clothes while being held, face wipes. It's very common to have dry flaky skin on face in babies. Try to keep the face moisturized all the time, used damp washcloth to tap dry the face after feeds, use shoulder towel while carrying, see his dr. As needed. ...Read more
To start with...: It could be a lot of different things, but a likely culprit is athlete's foot. The best otc medication (in my opinion) is lotrimin (clotrimazole) ultra. Dilute vinegar soaks are good as well. Dry the inside of your shoes by placing them up-side down over an air return vent at home overnight. If this doesn't make things better in a couple days, see a podiatrist. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
See a foot doc: Or dermatologist. Without seeing a picture hard to day. ...Read more
Hives: This is due to release of histamine from cells in skin. It may seem strange for me to blame diet again but the histamine release is the result of a message from the brain. It is the brain where the excitability is and trhat, in my long edperience is related to poor diet, particularly the sugary stuff. ...Read more
Bumpy rashes on legs: Rashes can be difficult to diagnosis, even by a skilled dermatologist looking at the rash in person. With just a description i cannot answer your question. There are many causes of rashes in these areas, such as a contact allergy, irritation, chafing, fungus, scabies, etc. I recommend you make an appointment with a board certified dermatologist so she/he can examine you and make a diagnosis. ...Read more
Contact dermatitis: Sounds like you got into contact with something that irritated the skin on your hands. Think carefully about any new products, soaps, laundry detergents, etc, and try to avoid them. Were you out in the woods near poison ivy perhaps? Use a gentle moisturising cream like cetaphil or neutragena if the skin is dry. Use hydrocortisone 1% twice a day for up to 10d if it starts to itch. ...Read more
Too many possible : There are just too many rashes that it could be. Have it seen by the doctor to find out what it is and how to treat it. ...Read more
It can be many thing: The most likely is an athletes foot infection or allergy to socks/shoes. This should be evaluated by a podiatrist to guide proper treatment. ...Read more
My 11 month old has tiny red flat dots on the top of one hand (not the palm). Could this be hfm? Allergic reaction?
Doubt HFM: Hfm lesions are generally blisters & often have a grayish tint and oval shape. Tiny red flat dots could be an allergic reaction to something that came in contact in that local. An exam would be helpful but is probably not worth the time off work if localized & not bothering the kid. ...Read more
Angiomas: Location: angiomas may develop anywhere on the body at or near the surface of the skin.Symptoms: angiomas - are benign (non-malignant) tumors that are made up of small blood and lymphatic vessels. Angioma is one of the most commonly occurring of all skin lesions, it does not threaten the health or well-being of an individual and is removed generally for cosmetic reasons. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Mottled skin : It may be cutis marmorata . A non serious condition characterized by purple and white blotch legs. There are not itchy or painful. A doctor should evaluate to make sure there is no underlying circulation issues. ...Read more
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