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Baby is allergic to cooked chayote, face and mouth rashes and itchiness. Is it common? What are causing allergens and things he may be a allergic to?

Baby is allergic to cooked chayote, face and mouth rashes and itchiness. Is it common? What are causing allergens and things he may be a allergic to?

Cucumbers?: This is not a common allergen. If the rash is located around mouth only, it could be contact allergy to chayote or any other items added as flavoring agents. If it is really an allergic reaction, you also be allergic to squash and cucumbers. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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My son has influenza a. He is 15 months. He has a rash on his face now, is that common?

My son has influenza a. He is 15 months. He has a rash on his face now, is that common?

Flu and rash: Rashes are not uncommon accompanying influenza, particularly in children. However, many childhood disease also present with rashes, and one called "fifth disease" or parvovirusb19 has a facial rash that is often referred to as a "slapped cheek" rash. Perhaps your son does not have the flu, but fifth disease? Symptoms could easily be mistaken one for the other. ...Read more

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Does food cause rashes on body and face?

Does food cause rashes on body and face?

Possibly: Food allergies may cause hives (urticaria). In some individuals with eczema (atopic dermatitis), food allergy may make eczema worse. Also, patients with celiac disease (gluten sensitivity) may develop a rash (dermatitis herpetiformis). For those people with true food allergy (ige-mediated), every time they eat the offending food, they have reproducible symptoms within a short time period. ...Read more

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How to remove rashes on the face of my baby?

How to remove rashes on the face of my baby?

See your doc: Depends on the type of rash. Many skin conditions are self limited in infants and will resolve if left alone. See your doc for assessment of the rash and then they can recommend appropriate treatment if any is needed. ...Read more

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Severe rashes on face itch and hot sensation?

Severe rashes on face itch and hot sensation?

Many causes of face: rashes, need to see board certified dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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What to do if I have small rashes all over my face?

What to do if I have small rashes all over my face?

This should be: Medically evaluated to make an accurate diagnosis. Once a diagnosis is made - a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more

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Round/oval shaped rashes on face, is there any help for me?

Round/oval shaped rashes on face, is there any help for me?

See a dermatologist: There are a number of things this could be. Fungal infection is possible among them. You really should see a dermatologist to formally evaluate this. ...Read more

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Could face exfoliators cause rashes?

Could face exfoliators cause rashes?

Sure!: Any new product you use on your skin, inc. perfumes, detergents and fabric softeners, skin antibiotic ointments, as well as makeup, soaps, lotions, sunscreens & deodorants, has the potential to cause a local reaction, including a rash. It could be due to an allergic reaction or just to irritation from the product. Stop any new product if a rash develops and see if it goes away. Itchy? Benadryl! ...Read more

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Do smoking causes rashes on the face?

Do smoking causes rashes on the face?

Possibly: Cigarette smoke contains over 400 different chemicals. It is possible that you are allergic to something in the cigarette smoke. ...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