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Medicine For Newborn Rash
Sensitivity?: If he is in good health no fever eating ok perhaps he is allergic to a soap u are using or maybe a lotion or clothing detergent, use no scent hypoallergenic. Notorious for this rash could be the use of fabric softness or squares don't use these also ur clothing should be washed the same. Check with your dr if it persists.But this does sound like a sensitivity type rash. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter is a month old and has what looks like newborn rash, it goes away and comes back. Is this normal?
Skin rashes: Skin rashes need to be looked at so we can give you a proper diagnosis. By saying allergic reaction, i assume you refer to skin rashes due to an allergic reaction. There are generally 2 types of skin rashes due to an allergic reaction, an immediate reaction causing hives and a late reaction causing dermatitis. The later may look like a newborn rash. They can be treated the same way. ...Read more
Rash most likely: Newborns have a variety of skin issues.Most have a bump on a flat red bloch rash that peaks @ 4 days & fades in a week or so. Most have dry skin that flakes a lot.Withdrawal from maternal hormones produces a pimply outbreak that increases over weeks & fades after 4-5m. In three decades, i've never seen a newborn with an allergic reaction. If you are uncomfortable with what you see have baby seen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
My elder son has eczema minor n my new born is showing rashes n white boils on his face n neck i m scared?
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
Good day, we have a new born baby who has a rash. started on ears now moving downwards. What needs to be done? is this normal?
My new born baby girl is 2 weeks old, she is busy getting pimples in her face,,,she drinks breast milk only, i think its sour and not a heat rash, can we give her water or are we allowed to?
Patience: Baby acne is a common and temporary problem.It usually appears by age 2 weeks and disappears by 3 months. Keeping the skin clean is the major plan. If it persists after 3 months and or intensifies, some normal ace treatments can be beneficial, but the doc should look into unusual hormonal issues as a cause at that point. Water is okay but unnecessary. It won't change the skin issue. ...Read more
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Many possibilities: Rash spots can be from many causes, such as: hives, viral infections, non-viral infections, medication causes, hot-tub rashes, heat rashes, reactions to creams or lotions, allergic reactions to various things (including foods), internal disorders (such as kidney disease, auto-immune disease), etc... That means a rash that persists or is worrisome in appearance should be checked by his doctor. ...Read more
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