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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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Burning rash on abdomen after bf cums on it?

Burning rash on abdomen after bf cums on it?

Dermatitis: Likely a dermatitis (skin irritation/inflammation) as a result of the exposure to the semen. It should resolve on its own; an over the counter corticosteroid can help with discomfort and redness. Otherwise, it's probably best to avoid skin exposure to the semen, as there is obviously an adverse reaction to it. ...Read more

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Abdominal rash after surgery?

Abdominal rash after surgery?

Allergy most Common.: Always best to inform your surgeon with these types of problems after surgery. Often rashes are allergic reactions secondary to medications used around the time of surgery. Sometimes, solutions used to prep the abdomen may also be responsible for the hypersensitivity reaction. If an allergic reaction becomes systemic ( swelling around the airway or difficulty breathing etc.) call 911. ...Read more

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Red rash on abdomen very itchy?

Red rash on abdomen very itchy?

Had to tell: but such rashes could be contact dermatitis or reaction to bites or infections. May respond to topical steroids or anti itch topicals ...Read more

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My baby has a red rash on abdomen and upper back, not raised. He seems fine, not irritable. We introduced oatmeal today, can this be cause?

My baby has a red rash on abdomen and upper back, not raised. He seems fine, not irritable. We introduced oatmeal today, can this be cause?

Possibly: You may want to keep a calender of food offerings & the events that come up in the day or days afterward.This might be a food rash or something unrelated. The intensity is not worrisome if the child seems fine. You might exclude the oatmeal for a month and offer again. If the rash returns you know it is related & can nix (permethrin) it for sure. If not, then you won't have to avoid it. ...Read more

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I've been treating an abdominal rash that seem to be ringworm with OTC clotrimazole for three weeks, it doesn't seem to have changed much. What next?

I've been treating an abdominal rash that seem to be ringworm with OTC clotrimazole for three weeks, it doesn't seem to have changed much. What next?

Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without taking additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. Since you did the appropriate treatment based on your judgement and it did not work, it would be prudent to see your doctor now. ...Read more

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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


Dr. Ira Katz
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