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Child With Rash On Face
No rash decisions!: There are so many causes for different types of rashes, that without knowing what is causing the rash, it's hard to tell you how to treat it. If it's caused by something the child is sensitive to, avoid that thing. If it's a more diffuse allergy, try benadryl (diphenhydramine). If it's from an illness, have the illness treated properly. For instance, the rash with scarlet fever goes away once strep infection tx'd. ...Read more
Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more
Infection, see md: This represents an infection- viral, strep most likely. Rarely the can also represent other rarer infections which can be serious. It is i portent to be seen for examination and series of blood tests to determine cause. Untreated this may involve internal organs- heart, kidney etc. ...Read more
My 8yr boy has keratosis pillaris on his arms and cheeks, is now experiencing acne on his cheeks. He is also prone to pimply rash on buttocks?
Daughter and I have itchy/pus rash, started on my arms, hers on face. Her dr diagnosed pityriasis rosea. Using contaminated water/septic cause rash?
Would biting your nails cause pimples on your face. My grandaughter bites her nails and breaking out now with pimples on her face.
What you can do: From my reading and conversations, nail-biting is primarily genetic; some humans and animals prefer the nails short, and your granddaughter will do well to trim them short each morning, rather than being shamed or told to exercise "will power" or "control anxiety." acne needs to managed as a medical problem, benzoyl peroxide and a prescription rx if this fails. Use this to help your granddaughter. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Possibly: If your baby is constantly drooling the skin can become irritated and red around the mouth and chin. If the child runs at it the irritation becomes more angry. Drooling is almost always associated with teething, rashes not always. Forehead rashes are not associated with teething and come from some other cause. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My 4 yr old has skin colored rashes on her face, hands, and feet. Used to be on her stomach and neck.Now the skin on her hands and feet are peeling. ?
Check it out: Bring you child to her doc. Rashes are best diagnosed in person ...Read more
My baby has a rash on his face. I think it might be eczema because his face is dry. Can i put vaseline on his face?
Go to a doctor: Baby's skin is very delicate and it is not good to treat it with things that are fine for older children and adults. A facial rash may not be serious, but it may be part of an allergic reaction or something else requiring a prescription. Make an appointment or visit an urgent care clinic to avoid problems. Vaseline does not sound good, but ask a druggist for a baby product that won't hurt. ...Read more
9-month-old baby has splotchy rash on face, arms, legs but not on torso. Could this be a contact rash?
Yes: Certainly if the rashy area had a unique exposure where the clothing protected the torso. ...Read more
Very common: Newborns are frequently born with a fine, white/pearly rash to their face, primarily on the cheeks, nose and chin. This is known as "milia" or sometimes known as "newborn acne." milia is found on virtually all newborns and is nothing to worry about. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dermatology or pediatrition only please. 5 wk old baby redness and small tiny bumps on face and a little on neck. Acne? What else? Treatment?
Can my child get a non-itchy rash as an allergic reaction to her body wash? I noticed since changing her wash, she now has flat red rashes on her.
Yes , it is possible: Although It is not common to get an allergic rash as a reaction to the body wash, but it is possible. She should be checked by her pediatrician to be sure that it is an allergic rash and not a something else. Changing the body wash in addition to use of a mild antihistaminic medicine would solve this problem ...Read more
My daughter has a blister like nappy rash that has spread to her buttocks and her face and has a light rash all over her body. they look like blisters?
Viral exanthum: Rashes associated with fever in children are often caused by viral infections. We call these 'exanthums'. These rashes are generally harmless and go away when the infection resolves. However, rashes associated with very high fevers, lethargy, rapid progression, vomiting or other concerning symptom require immediate evaluation. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
My 2month old son has a rash on his face, both cheeks and also on his arm. It is red and patchy and I also see red bumps. ?
Infant rashes: Rashes in infants are very common, with a wide variety of causes. These include viral, bacterial or fungal infections, hypersensitivity reactions, and more. Visualization and more information about your baby's history would be required to determine the cause and management of the rash. ...Read more
Is heat rash on an infant normal on her eyelids and in patches only on her face? The rash seems so persistent, red, and inflamed.
Call pediatrician: It means you should speak with the child's pediatrician. ...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
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