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What are the symptoms of newborn freckle rash?

What are the symptoms of newborn freckle rash?

?? freckle rash??: That's a new one for me. Perhaps u are describing a rash called transient neonatal pustular melanosis that comes up as small pustules without inflammation & leaves brownish pigment as it fades. The pigment will fade over ~3m. ...Read more

Freckle (Definition)

A freckle is a small brown spot on your skin, caused by sun exposure. Use your abcde's to tell the difference between a freckle and skin cancer. A=asymmetry. B=border [irregular]. C=color [irregular]. D=diameter [larger than a pencil eraser]. E=evolving [change in color, size, height, new symptoms like bleeding, itching or crusting]. These are danger signs that ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: Newborn freckle rash?

What is the definition or description of: Newborn freckle rash?

Pustular melanosis: There is a condition where the fetus has a rash while in the womb that is tiny little pustules. They pop, but then leave a tiny spot of pigmentation where they were. When baby born those spots almost look like freckles, but baby has never had sun exposure! Usually fades away over the first few months of life - rarely is it a permanent rash. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for newborn freckle rash?

What is the treatment for newborn freckle rash?

Nothing: Babies get several skin rashes (their skin is very delicate and reacts to everything). The little pimples on the face will go away without any treatment. Wash his face with plain water, no soap, and don't use any creams or medicines on his face, unless your doctor recommends them. ...Read more

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Could newborns get rashes from being kissed to much?

Could newborns get rashes from being kissed to much?

Unlikely to happen: Newborns get rashes routinely anyway. Decreasing hormone levels from those mom transferred often results in an acne like change, and floating in the water for months produces a lot of flaking. I don't see a kid getting a rash from kisses, but they could get a contagious disease and end up hospitalized if the kisser carried germs. ...Read more

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How to prevent rashes in new born baby?

How to prevent rashes in new born baby?

Too broad: The question is very broad. Could you ask it again and be a little more specific. What kind of rash are you trying to prevent? Diaper, dry skin, illness? ...Read more

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What is a good diaper rash ointment for newborns?

What is a good diaper rash ointment for newborns?

Triple paste: Triple paste seems to work best for diaper rashes that other creams or ointments do not help fix. Triple paste is a cream. If you are specifically looking for an ointment, then try aquaphor. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use siloderm mixi cream on new born baby 4 skin rashes n boils?

Is it ok to use siloderm mixi cream on new born baby 4 skin rashes n boils?

Siloderm mixi: This cream should not be used on your new born child. Its use can cause deafness among other severe symptoms. If child does indeed have boils he should be in the hospital receiving i.V antibiotics. See your doctor immediately for help. ...Read more

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My elder son has eczema minor n my new born is showing rashes n white boils on his face n neck I m scared?

My elder son has eczema minor n my new born is showing rashes n white boils on his face n neck I m scared?

Nothing to be: Scared about. Eczema are treatable with corticosteroids. White bumps on his face and neck could just be newborn acne which will resolve in time! ...Read more

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I'm using lotromin on my newborns neck creases to treat yeast infection. Is it supposed to look worse? He has pimple like rash and looks like spreadin

I'm using lotromin on my newborns neck creases to treat yeast infection. Is it supposed to look worse? He has pimple like rash and looks like spreadin

Maybe not fungus: Newborns have a lot of adjusting to do to extra uterine life. One of them is skin adaptation. Are you doing this treatment on your own or under a pediatrician's advice? Neck crease rashes are usually seborrhea, not a fungus. Check with your pediatrician for proper attention to her skin. ...Read more

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How far back does a newborns drug test go?

How far back does a newborns drug test go?

Depends: The type of test will determine the sensitivity and time frame covered.Urine tests often covers the preceding week or so. Meconium tests can cover a month or more. ...Read more

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Do you rashes if you take HIV drugs?

Do you rashes if you take HIV drugs?

Yes: Particularly the family of non-nucleoside reverse transcription inhibitors, known as "non-nucs", such as efaverenz (sustiva). ...Read more

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Does virginia do mandatory drug screening on newborns?

Does virginia do mandatory drug screening on newborns?

Yes: With recommendations from the virginia genetics advisory committee, it has been mandated (virginia code 32.1-65) that every child born within the commonwealth must be tested for the following 28 disorders.

http://dgs. Virginia. Gov/divisionofconsolidatedlaboratoryservices/services/analyticalservices/newbornscreeningservices/tabid/511/default. Aspx. ...Read more

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Have red rashes all over my body. Should I see a doctor or try some OTC medicine?

Have red rashes all over my body. Should I see a doctor or try some OTC medicine?

Depends...: If you are comfortable........Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and Zantac will help. Try to find the offending med, chemical and discontinue it. ...Read more

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If the father of my newborn was a herion and drug user could it have effected my newborn?

If the father of my newborn was a herion and drug user could it have effected my newborn?

Not necessarily: The millions of sperm released during sex tend to select out any impaired by drug use, making the healthier ones more likely to initiate conception. This is quite different than the one egg at a time, influenced by all of mom's habits effect that drug may have on the egg and later the fetus under such influence.. ...Read more

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What is the clinical difference between maternal-fetal medicine and neonatal-perinatal medicine?

What is the clinical difference between maternal-fetal medicine and neonatal-perinatal medicine?

Ob vs. Neonatology.: Mfm is a subspecialty of obstetrics/gynecology and deals with both fetal and maternal pathology. Perinatal/neonatal medicine is a descriptive term for both mfm and neonatologists (subspecialists of pediatrics). ...Read more

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I've rashes especially on butt n my legs since a year ago. I've applied different medicine since then but none works. What could this be?

I've rashes especially on butt n my legs since a year ago. I've applied different medicine since then but none works. What could this be?

Groin Rash: The area between the buttocks and the upper inner thighs, is warm and prone to friction rubbing. It is a common place for a fungal infection, called dermatophytes, and also yeast infections. Other kinds of rashes can also affect these areas, like psoriasis, and dermatitis. A year is a long time, and so it may be best to see a skin doctor, who can make the diagnosis and prescribe the right medicines. ...Read more

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Can drug rashes linger?

Can drug rashes linger?

Yes: Depends on the type of reaction and the specific drug, it may linger on for a couple of weeks. ...Read more

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How does a newborn baby get drug tested?

Three ways: There are actually three ways to test a newborn for drug exposure. We can test the actual umbilical cord to see if drugs are present in it. We can collect both the baby's urine and first poop (meconium) and check to see if drugs are present in either of these. Depending on what drug mom uses and time line of use before birth, different samples can give different results. Please don't use moms! ...Read more

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What type of drugs are newborns tested for?

What type of drugs are newborns tested for?

Depends on situation: Normal newborns are not usually screened for drugs. If the child and family services have a case open, urine and meconium are collected. Urine is screened for common drugs, while the meconium is sent for special studies that can pick up almost anything used over the preceding few months. ...Read more

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Are all newborns drug tested after delivery?

No, but...: Many doctors and institutions are now testing all mothers who come in laboring. If they test positive, the infant may then be tested at the discretion of the baby's doctor. I have not heard of any hospitals yet that are doing mandatory drug testing on all infants. Remember, you do have the right to refuse testing on your baby, unless doctor thinks it is needed for welfare of baby, could override. ...Read more

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What is the current drug screen preformed on newborns?

Meconium/urine: Urine drug screens are rapid tests that can detect very recent maternal drug use. Meconium is tested to determine use within the last 4-5 months of pregnancy. ...Read more

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Do hospitals drug test newborns? Drug test

Depends: In my state if you end up on the Child & Family Services list, or the delivery team suspects, you can expect such testing. It is not done on all newborns. If we need to look, we can identify any drug exposure after about 20 weeks. ...Read more

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I practice veterinary medicine and come in contact with a lot of zoonose diseases. Recently I started experiencing localised rashes. Ideas?

Contact/irritant: Zoonoses, for those who don't know, are animal diseases that can be transmitted to humans. This doesn't sound like a zoonosis. It sounds like you're coming in contact with an allergen or direct skin irritant, and you'll have to do some detective work to uncover the culprit. If you let a dermatologist have a look, he/she may be able to determine the cause just by its appearance & distribution. ...Read more

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When hospitals suspect drug exposure during pregnancy, when do they test the newborn?

At birth: If the mother is suspected of drug use during pregnancy you can test the babies uring and meconium stools for drugs as well as the blood. The meconiumstool gives a more time comprehensive look to see if there was drug use. ...Read more

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I have a vagina problem. My vagina is very itchy, have rashes. What medicine should I use?

I have a vagina problem. My vagina is very itchy, have rashes. What medicine should I use?

Not enough info: Vaginal itch and rash can be caused by yeast infection, eczema, bacterial infection, other skin issues, etc. Therefore, cannot tell you what medicine to use. You should see your primary care doctor or gynecologist for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the extent of drug testing for a newborn baby for example there is several kinds of opiates. Is there a test for each different one?

Depends on situation: The routine newborn is not tested for drugs unless some suspicion is raised by the appearance or symptoms of the baby. If child protective services has a watch out for a given delivery, testing is routine & can be either a non specific screen or a more specific test. The more specific will differentiate opioids from the stimulants and cannabis. Once identified, no further id is needed for action. ...Read more

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What is the extent of drug testing for a newborn baby for example there is several kinds of opiates is there a test for each different one or?

What is the extent of drug testing for a newborn baby for example there is several kinds of opiates is there a test for each different one or?

Varies: To begin with not all babies would be tested. In a few places the mom might have a urine screening, which is rather generic. However, if the mom is on a watch list & I need to check baby, the specimen is sent for rather specific chromatography which can define which if any specific drugs the kid was exposed to in the womb. ...Read more

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I started to have rashes on gorin area, doctors prescribed ketoconazole for me for months and this is curing the rashes very effectively. However I searched about the risk of fatal liver problem of the drug. Should I keep taking the drug?

I started to have rashes on gorin area, doctors prescribed ketoconazole for me for months and this is curing the rashes very effectively. However I searched about the risk of fatal liver problem of the drug. Should I keep taking the drug?

Check with your PCP: The risk is very low when using ketoconazole in pulsed therapy (once per week for an extended period of time). Your risk of developing a problem with any drug depends on your particular constellation of medical problems. As long as you don't have a predisposition to developing liver damage and your doctor monitors you during treatment, you should be fine. Check with your doctor. ...Read more

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How do they test newborn for illegal drugs>?

Drug screening: A urine specimen can be collected on the baby and sent for a drug screen just like it is done on the mother. Also, the first stool of the baby (meconium) can be analyzed for drugs. The meconium will reveal the illegal drugs mom has taken since about 20 weeks gestation. Also an umbilical cord specimen and hair analysis can be done in some special labs. ...Read more

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How far back does a meconium drug test on a newborn go?

How far back does a meconium drug test on a newborn go?

Last trimester:: Meconium is preferred over urine for testing of neonates. Urine testing indicates drug use only over the last 1–10 days, depending on the drug. Meconium documents drug use over an extended period of time, covering at least the last trimester of pregnancy. ...Read more

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My question is: How far back (Exact time) Are drugs detected in a newborn baby, placenta, & umbical cord with diff types of testing (hair, poo etc)?

My question is: How far back (Exact time) Are drugs detected in a newborn baby, placenta, & umbical cord with diff types of testing (hair, poo etc)?

Varies with test/amt: Detection varies with the test, amount consumed and material tested.Urine clears quickest, blood later. If suspicious, I test meconium, the first poo, which begins to form about 12 weeks and remains until birth. Hair could be tested, but I've never herd if it in newborns. Timing is non-specific, since heavier users will leave more to be found. The meconium is good for at least several months back. ...Read more

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My newborn has a rash that looks like little pimples or freckles; will it go away?

Yes: As long as your baby is healthy (no fever, feeding well, and you do not have a history of any significant infections during your pregnancy), it is likely this is a benign newborn rash. The most common after birth are (1) erythema toxicum- minor rash that looks like flea bites and fades in the fist 1-2 weeks after birth, and (2) baby acne- appears around a month, resolves spontaneously. ...Read more

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What type of pain medicine can I take for a uti over the counter I am currently breastfeeding my newborn?

What type of pain medicine can I take for a uti over the counter I am currently breastfeeding my newborn?

UTI pain: Tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen would be safe pain medications in breastfeeding but may not be helpful if your pain is due to UTI. Drink large amounts of water, consider some cranberry juice (helps dislodge bacteria) and see your doctor if not better in a couple days. ...Read more

Dr. James Lin
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Newborn Freckle Rash (Definition)

There is a condition where the fetus has a rash while in the womb that is tiny little pustules. They pop, but then leave a tiny spot of pigmentation where they were. When baby born those spots almost look like freckles, but baby has never had sun exposure! Usually fades away over the first few months of life - rarely is ...Read more


Dr. Michael Gabor
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Neonatal (Definition)

The term neonatal is generally used to describe events that occur with an infant within the first 30 days after birth. Some practitioners are looser with the definition & extend the ...Read more