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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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What causes babies to get nappy rash when teething?

What causes babies to get nappy rash when teething?

Not related: Nappy (diaper) rash and teething are two unrelated events that sometimes just happen to occur at the same time. Babies get nappy rash when their tender skin is in contact with a soiled diaper for too long a time. This can occur whether or not they are teething. One does not cause the other. ...Read more

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Does baby teething produces rashes in the body?

Does baby teething produces rashes in the body?

No: Highly unlikely for a child to get a rash from teething. Although as it has been mentioned, sometimes a child may get a diaper rash while teething... ...Read more

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Could babies get hives from teething?

Could babies get hives from teething?

No: Teething does not cause (hives) body rashes. If they are drooling a lot from teething they may get a drool rash on their cheeks and neck but that is it. Other than diaper rash, if your baby as a rash elsewhere i would have them evaluated by their pediatrician. ...Read more

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Skin rash on my baby, could it be linked to teething?

Skin rash on my baby, could it be linked to teething?

No: Skin rashes on the body are not linked to teething. A drool rash on cheeks and neck could be linked to teething as teething often causes excessive saliva. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a baby to have a rash all over while teething n what's it look like?

Is it normal for a baby to have a rash all over while teething n what's it look like?

No: An all over body rash is not from teething. Something else is going on. Please bring your child to their pediatrician for an evaluation. ...Read more

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Advice for a cranky baby that's teething? He has never been cranky. No fever. He is 6 months old and drools to the point where a bit of mouth rash

Advice for a cranky baby that's teething?  He has never been cranky. No fever. He is 6 months old and drools to the point where a bit of mouth rash

Teething. : Teething pain can make babies cranky, but it shouldn't be as bad as it sounds. 6 months usually means first teeth; I'm guessing. Drooling can also be a sign of sore throat, even without fever. If pain medicine isn't working; see your doctor. If the rash is on the skin around the mouth; try some ointment, to try to keep it waterproofed. If is on the lips or inside the mouth; it's not from teething. ...Read more

Dr. Simon Rosenberg
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Teething (Definition)

Teething is the natural process of tooth eruption. The rare infant is born with teeth, but for most infants the process begins around 3 months and can last ...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