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What could cause rashes on the forehead of the toddler?

What could cause rashes on the forehead of the toddler?

Umm, hard to say.: Skin rashes are most difficult to diagnose without actually examining them. Where is it? Is it crusted? Is it spreading rapidly? Are there satellite lesions? What creams have you already tried? Heat and irritant rashes are common. Perhaps it would be wiser to have your pediatrician or dermatologist examine this. Then specific treatment and preventive measures could be discussed with more accuracy. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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He has a rash all over his face and body. He's been to the pool (chlorine?) and in the sun (heat?)

He has a rash all over his face and body. He's been to the pool (chlorine?) and in the sun (heat?)

MayBefromone or Both: It may be from chlorine or sunburn or combination of both It will get better as long as there are no blisters.If gets wose see your docor or go to ER ...Read more

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I'm a swim instructor, spending 16 hours in chlorine water/week. I often get a rash, though it burns w/ scratch-like marks rather than itches?

I'm a swim instructor, spending 16 hours in chlorine water/week. I often get a rash, though it burns w/ scratch-like marks rather than itches?

Allergic : allergic reaction to excess chlorine may present like your rash. An anti allergic will help . And off course s good moisturizer application too. ...Read more

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Itchy after swiming or if i use detergent with chlorine, rash appears if i dont shower And i get chlorine induced asthma. Does this mean I am allergic?

May be: or it is just the irritating effect of the chlorine, check this link below, you can work with your allergist t solve this problem, also check acaai.org or aaaai.org for an allergist in your area, good luck http://acaai.org/allergies/types/allergy-myths/chlorine-allergy ...Read more

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My son has a yeast related skin rash on his face and leg. Would chlorine from a pool irritate it?

My son has a yeast related skin rash on his face and leg. Would chlorine from a pool irritate it?

Yes: Any chemicals irritate the skin rashes. Best option is to avoid swimming for time being. The more you irritate the skin rash, the longer it takes to cure! ...Read more

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My 2.5 years old toddler has red rashes around her mouth like very dry red patches, what causes it, could it be the wind?

My 2.5 years old toddler has red rashes around her mouth like very dry red patches, what causes it, could it be the wind?

Could be...: While irritation from wind could be one cause or an additional irritant, in that age group peri-oral dermatitis (rash around the mouth) is most often caused by her licking around the lips and mouth. It even has a doctor name called "lip-lickers dermatitis. Sometimes moisturizers such as vaseline or lip balm put right on the skin can be helpful. Encourage her not to lick around lips. ...Read more

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Toddler with rashes that comes and goes. Is this serious? Rashes (red with small white bumps) all over the body (usually on baby's legs) and face that comes and goes, lasting for about 30 minutes or even less. Does not seem to bother my 1 year old but i n

Toddler with rashes that comes and goes. Is this serious? Rashes (red with small white bumps) all over the body (usually on baby's legs) and face that comes and goes, lasting for about 30 minutes or even less. Does not seem to bother my 1 year old but i n

You : You can see a small fine red rash after a MMR vaccine but the rash you describe has occurred too long after receiving the vaccine. No need to fear the MMR vaccine. The rash you describe sounds like hives. The next time it happens, take a picture of it to show your pediatrician. Phone cameras are great for documenting short lived rashes like this since odds are your child may not have it at the time of the doctor visit. ...Read more

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I have a tiny blister rash on arms and legs after swimming. Chlorine caused this?

I have a tiny blister rash on arms and legs after swimming. Chlorine caused this?

Yes: Chlorine is very caustic and destroy skin. You can either use castor oil to area or muscle rub cream. Soak with epsom salt and baking soda in tub 3tbsp epsom salt and 1tbsp baking soda to help skin. ...Read more

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Toddler has red rash on cheeks in winter. What is cause?

Toddler has red rash on cheeks in winter. What is cause?

Cold: Probably cold intolerance if reed cheeks are red only in the winter, . Could be very mild eczema as well. ...Read more

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Is it possible for my toddler to be allergic to dogs even though her only symptom is a rash from being licked?

Is it possible for my toddler to be allergic to dogs even though her only symptom is a rash from being licked?

Very possible: It is very possible for your child to be allergic to dogs, the protiens in the dog saliva may react to your childs skin it is best to consult an allergist for proper testing. ...Read more

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What causes a toddler's rash?

What causes a toddler's rash?

See a DR: Not food. Not laundry detergent. There are thousands of different rashes. ...Read more

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How can I determine what type of rash my toddler has?

Needs evaluation: you would need to see your pediatrician who would obtain a history about the rash, accompanying symptoms, and then examine the rash to best determine what the cause is. In some cases, referral to a pediatric dermatologist may be warranted. ...Read more

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Is it possible that my toothpaste is causing a rash on my toddler's face?

Is it possible that my toothpaste is causing a rash on my toddler's face?

What kind? How old?: 4 and under should not be using toothpaste with fluoride. That being said, sodium lauryl sulfate is a common ingredient in most toothpastes; it is the stuff that causes it to foam. It's a degreaser, dissolving skin oils, which can cause a drying effect. It also causes skin irritation and possible rash. Burt's bees natural toothpaste kids fluoride-free is a good choice, & tom's of maine. ...Read more

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Why does my 3 year old toddler's bottom always itch? Sometimes he also says it hurts. There is no rash or other visible signs. What could it be?

Why does my 3 year old toddler's bottom always itch? Sometimes he also says it hurts. There is no rash or other visible signs. What could it be?

Bottom line:further: There is a list of possibilities why your son's bottom may itch. We would need to know where (buttocks vs. Near the rectal area) use of topical creams/soaps, redness, stooling patterns and appearance, and any additional overall body signs and symptoms. Pain adds an additional dimension which requires further questioning. Bottom line: further evaluation required. ...Read more

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My toddler has a fever (102-104.5) for 3 days, then a rash. What could this be?

My toddler has a fever (102-104.5) for 3 days, then a rash. What could this be?

Roseola: is a common viral infection (one of the herpes viruses) that affects young children, and is characterized by a very high fever lasting usually 2-4 days usually associated with URI symptoms and fussiness, followed by a rash which develops to the body when the fever resolves. Treatment is symptomatic and complications are rare. Immunity is believed to be life long. ...Read more

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I caught ring worms from my toddler, I use tee tree oil on it and it looks like I developed a really bad rash, how can I fix this?

Tea Tree Rash: If you have the rash, then stop the tea tree oil! if the rash itches, take an oral antihistamine, take warm water baths with something like aveeno oatmeal (nfi), apply a soothing lotion like calamine lotion, and use a mild soap like cetaphil or dove. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more