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Hives Children Face
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
Diagnosed w/strep throat, took amoxicillin for 2 days,dvlp'd hives on face feet hands from penicillin reactions, how to make hives go away fast?
Access to care: Access to care or the ability of a child to be seen regularly due to cost, lack of proper insurance and trained specialists on the plans due to government regulations and restrictions that make it hard for practitioners to easily join the plan and get reimbursed fairly and in a timely manner. This is causing problem for the underprivileged in remote areas as well. Long discussion, sorry. Dr mokbel. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Skin on arms, forehead, ears, cheeks and around lips tingling somewhat redddish. Headache minor, allergic reaction? No diet change nor environment.
SKIN SYMPTOMS: Symptom suggest a possible hypersensitivity reaction. If you have not already tried it, and if your symptoms have persisted, you may try and antihistamine which you can obtain over the counter. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is perhaps the best in the short-term. If your symptoms do not respond, follow up with your doctor would be appropriate. ...Read more
Had 3 severe allergic reactions in last few yrs (swollen face + difficulty breathing).Allergist couldn't identify allergen.I carry an epi pen. Ideas?
All age groups: Most often eczema has an onset before 5 years of age but it can occur at any age. Presentation and location of eczema can differ depending on age of onset. Slightly more common in females. A lot of children who had eczema will find that as they get older their eczema gets less severe. Some adults "grow out of" their eczema entirely. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
7yo has rashes on both upper arms. Raised red bumps. Itchy. Doesn't look like hives. Allergic reaction?
Skin rash: The differential is very large. Could be sun exposure. Could be contact dermatitis. I would follow up with your family physician or dermatologist and give a more detailed rendering. When did it happen? Was the child taking any medication at the time? Any travel history? Use of new detergents or change in clothes? Have a great day. ...Read more
Facial itch: Facial itch may be allergy. Step 1 is to buy a facial wash with minimal potential allergens such as vanicream soap, or cetaphil restoraderm wash (available at most walgreen's stores) and to avoid exposure to all make-up and fragranced products for at least 2 weeks. If your symptoms persist, see a dermatologist who could perform an allergy patch test for chemical sensitivity testing if needed. ...Read more
Chickenpox on face is drying out.But cheeks, nose, eyebrows, etc is red and scaly like oat bran like soborrheic dermatitis.Can i wash face w/baking soda?
See below: Yes, but it may dry out the skin. It can be used to relieve the itch if present. ...Read more