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Children's Rashes On Legs
My 6 year old daughter has spots like blisters on hands and feet and small light spots on legs and arms is this CP or hfm?
Hand Foot and Mouth: One or 2 days after fever starts, painful sores usually develop in the mouth (herpangina). They begin as small red spots that blister and that often become ulcers. The sores are often in the back of the mouth. A skin rash develops over 1 to 2 days. The rash is usually on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet; it may also appear on the knees, elbows, buttocks or genital area. ...Read more
I have 3 different types of rashes on my body. Diagnosed with contact dermatitis on hands but now patches on shins and little "bites" on elbows/arms?
Contact dermatitis?: Good morning, it is possible that you had contact with the same contact allergens in other areas of body, based on the chance of having exposed to the same allergen. It is also possible that you do have an tendency to develop a generalized dermatitis which is called atopic dermatitis. Certain conditions such as psoriasis can sometimes be confused with other dermatoses. See your doctor, please. ...Read more
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
2 year old son has red hot bumps on palms, bumps on arms, ankles & a couple on his side, flea bites? Hfm disease? Chicken pox? How to tell difference?
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
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?
My Son has a pale red skin rash on his back arms and legs. Parts of it are round ( back arms lower legs ) but it is all over his buttocks help?
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 toddler has red bumps on her legs. She also has a few on her trunk and arms. These red bumps are spread out and are not bothering her.Poison ivy?
Patches or streaks ?: Poison ivy tends to start as small blisters in patches or long streaks where the ivy plant comes in contact or a kids contaminated hand or fingers spread the antigen. The thick skin of the palm or finger pads tend not to break out but ivy juice under fingernails spread where a kid scratches. If you see individual bumps scattered around it is likely something else. ...Read more
Seborrhea: Seborrhea is another name for cradle cap. In addition to the scaly places on the scalp there are little red bumps on the trunk and head. The bumps are very fine and reddish. You could check google images for seborrhea to see if it looks like what your child has. Talk to your pediatrician about treatments. Sometimes a mild steroid such as cortisone is used. Sometimes an anti fungal such as lotrimin (clotrimazole). ...Read more
My 2 year old black son has bumps on his skin on his chest, belly, back, diaper area, and face. They don't appear to itch or hurt. Look like goosebump?
Need more info: Is he on any meds right now or prior to rash? Any fever prior? If he isn't itchy and it doesn't bother him, i suspect it is probably viral and will resolve in 24 to 48 hrs. Just monitor him and take him in if no resolution in 3 or 4 days or if his symptoms worsen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter has nickel sized red raised spots on her torso forearm legs and fingers. What is this? They itch her like crazy. Nobody else in the house
My 13month old just got round circular spots on her chest/trunk area. She also has some bumpy looking rash on her knees and ankles/top of her feet.
S.S.R.: Some sorta rash? Rashes are difficult to diagnose without an appropiate history and physical exam, as there are many causative agents.Allergens, pathogens, systemic disorders and medications among others all could cause a rash.If the rash persists, is asccompanied by other symptoms, apppears to worsen or plainly just bothers you, see your doctor. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Keratosis pilaris?: http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/keratosis-pilaris/ds00769/ actually a normal variation of skin texture. ...Read more
I have a rash. One doc said bed bugs. The next said eczema. They are sporadic welts ann patches of red rashes. Any insight? Very itchy. On tummy &back
Eczema: Both of the diagnoses are plausible. Bed bug bites also happen often on the arms and legs. Also, you may find them if you search and you might notice a pungent odor. If these are not the case, it is more likely eczema. Try the treatment they have prescribed for a few weeks and see if the symptoms are eliminated. ...Read more
3 different rashes on my body 1 eczema on my right 2 fingers and ears 2nd rash on hips; thighs and ankle 3rd on shins and lower legs .. no one can figu?
Who is no one?: And what have they done? I am sure you had some treatment so what was it? ...Read more
My sister has a red, itchy rash developing on her arms and legs. It started on her feet and has now spread to hands, knees, elbows. ?
Can baby acne appear in places other than the babies face? My son's ped diagnosis him w/baby acne. But it has spread to his arms and shoulders.
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