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Are?Eczema or?Skin rashes common in toddlers?

Are?Eczema or?Skin rashes common in toddlers?

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 more

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Fussy (Definition)

A fussy infant or child is one who may be more irritable than usual. She may not eat as much as usual and may have trouble sleeping. A fussy baby may have an infection, teeth coming in, a tummy ache, or just be distressed due to a change of schedule or "having a bad day". If it persists or she can't sleep or eat anything, ...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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Intense itching from increased body temperature. few small bumps. no wheel flare. Profuse sweating history. Miliara Rubra or cholinergic urticaria?

Intense itching from increased body temperature. few small bumps. no wheel flare. Profuse sweating history. Miliara Rubra or cholinergic urticaria?

Duration?: If the bumps subside within a few hours after the event, they are likely from cholinergic urticaria. Taking an antihistamine prior to the activity -> increase in body heat may prevent it from happening. ...Read more

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Baby face rash from pacifier?

Baby face rash from pacifier?

Hygiene: May be unrelated. May also be from saliva accumulating on lips/cheeks. Make sure you gently and frequently wash child's face with warm water to remove saliva. Make sure pacifier is cleaned often. If rash persists, see pediatrician. ...Read more

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Heat and humidity intolerance. Symptoms: nausea, vomiting, anxiety, heat rash?

Heat and humidity intolerance. Symptoms: nausea, vomiting, anxiety, heat rash?

Heat: Excessive heat can cause heat rash, nausea, anxiety. It usually does not cause vomiting unless severe heat. How much vomiting did you have? Any fevers? Let us know to be sure it is not something more serious. In meantime, stay indoors in AC area. ...Read more

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Can scarlet fever develop rashes around anus on children?

Can scarlet fever develop rashes around anus on children?

Maybe: The fact is that strep can be present in a peri-anal rash (pustular or blister like) and produce a full blown scarletina rash over the rest of the body. The tissue around the anus is just as susceptible to the strep germ as the throat and can be infected at the same time. ...Read more

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Does friction rash, heat rash look similar to razor rash and rash of fungal infection?

Does friction rash, heat rash look similar to razor rash and rash of fungal infection?

Fungal rash: Usually doesn't look like a friction rash or rash from razor burn, but they can appear atypical. It is best to have a knowledgeable provider look at it. One look is worth 1000 words. ...Read more

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What causes fussiness in newborns?

What causes fussiness in newborns?

Many reasons: There are many reasons for a fussy newborn. Colic starts about a month of age, esophageal reflux can cause this, sometimes they are just fussy. However, there can be some very concerning reasons such as an infection. It is best to see your doctor about this.. ...Read more

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Recurring heat rash in cold weather. Causes?

Recurring heat rash in cold weather. Causes?

Not likely heat rash: If your rash is occurring in cold weather, that is not likely heat rash. The term heat-rash refers to a rash occurring due to excessive heat. Eczema is often worse in cold and dry weather and so you may want to have it checked out. Without knowing what the rash looks like and its distribution on the body, it is difficult to make a diagnosis. So, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can infant formula cause eczema?

Can infant formula cause eczema?

Possibly: A cow's milk protein allergy may present as eczema in infants. Other symptoms may include fussiness and irritability, bloody/mucousy stools, vomiting, and poor weight gain. Consider a trial of a hypoallergenic formula, but discuss this with your doctor first. Some will try soy-based formulas, however a number of children who are truly milk-protein allergic may be soy allergic too, so be cautious. ...Read more

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Do certain baby formulas cause fewer diaper rashes?

Do certain baby formulas cause fewer diaper rashes?

Diaper rash: To prevent a diaper rash, the common recommendation is to change a baby's diaper as often as it is dirtied. If your baby does not tolerate a formula, he/she can develop diarrhea that can cause a diaper rash. ...Read more

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Aso=1940, igg=25, 02, iga=6, neck lymph glands swallen, 10d fever, mycoplasma pneumonia, sumamed given?

Aso=1940, igg=25, 02, iga=6, neck lymph glands swallen, 10d fever, mycoplasma pneumonia, sumamed given?

See your doctor: This isn't the best forum to identify what is going on. You need to see an infectious disease specialist. ...Read more

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20 asthma severe dust allergy pet fur feather some food allergy recurrent sinus upper respiratory infections pale low energy swollen glands nausea?

20 asthma severe dust allergy pet fur feather some food allergy recurrent sinus upper respiratory infections pale low energy swollen glands nausea?

Lots of allergies : There are many complaints and symptoms - many of which may be related to your allergies. Go see an allergist and work through your symptoms. ...Read more

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Going to the gym with miliaria. Can it spread?

Going to the gym with miliaria. Can it spread?

Miliaria: No - not contagious often referred to as a “heat rash” or “prickly heat, ” miliaria most often occurs in hot, humid climates or when babies are over-bundled. The rash can contain tiny sweat blisters and/or small red bumps. It shows up most often in skin folds and covered areas, and usually goes away within a few days. ...Read more

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Worried about miliaria. Big problem this summer?

Worried about miliaria. Big problem this summer?

Miliaria: Often referred to as a “heat rash” or “prickly heat, ” miliaria most often occurs in hot, humid climates or when babies are over-bundled. The rash can contain tiny sweat blisters and/or small red bumps. It shows up most often in skin folds and covered areas, and usually goes away within a few days. ...Read more

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Miliaria is the medical name for little sweat bumps, right?

Is basically right.: Miliaria is a skin disease with small and itchy rashes. It is common in hot and humid conditions, like the tropics in summer. It occurs in people of all ages, but is especially common in children and infants because of their underdeveloped sweat glands. ...Read more

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Why do some people get miliaria itchy rashes when exercising?

Urticaria, exercise: The condition is called exercise induced urticaria, somewhat related to heat rash. The explanation is not clear. It is usually a benign condition manged with antihistaminics taken before exercising. ...Read more

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What can I do to help clear the miliaria rash from my babies face?

What can I do to help clear the miliaria rash from my babies face?

It is just: A matter of time .Should have cleared by now unless your baby also have problems with cradle cap which may have made it worst. This is a very common rash seen in almost all babies ranging from mild to severe. Wipe face off with water.Avoid wool type clothings which may irritate the rash more.Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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If you apply antiperspirant on sweaty underarms, could you get a heat rash (miliaria) or any other type of rash?

If you apply antiperspirant on sweaty underarms, could you get a heat rash (miliaria) or any other type of rash?

Yes.: Likely just contact dermatitis. 1 or 2 applications of a medium potency steroid cream should resolve problem. While irritated,avoid antiperspirant. If persists, seek medical attention. ...Read more

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How do I differentiate cholinergic urticaria with miliaria rubra?I got rashes all over my body only after a few weeks of excercise.

How do I differentiate cholinergic urticaria with miliaria rubra?I got rashes all over my body only after a few weeks of excercise.

CU changes rapidly.: Cholinergic urticaria (cu) will change within a few hours, if not, within a day; comes on more rapidly and leaves more rapidly. Cu will blanch. Taking a hot shower can bring cu instant on. Antihistamines done aggressively will help cu but not so much the heat rash of miliaria rubra. Cholinergic urticaria tends to be more uniform in appearance. ...Read more

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I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.

I have tiny red bumps like pimples all over my upper arm and sides of stomach and it spreading. Dr told it is miliaria. His treatment didn't help.

What is it?: Miliaria responds to removing the cause. One fooler is pityriasis rubra. Another is acne mechanics. There a few other mimics. I hope you find the explanation. ...Read more

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If my baby was really fussy after the last year’s flu shot, is it okay for him to have one this year?

If my baby was really fussy after the last year’s flu shot, is it okay for him to have one this year?

Yes: General fussiness certainly is not fun, but does not fall under the criteria of a dangerous reaction. And it is still "better" than a serious, potentially life threatening case of the flu. ...Read more

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Why is my 6 month old baby so fussy?

Why is my 6 month old baby so fussy?

Fussy Baby: I would love to help you with your baby but need more information. Check diaper, hunger, for fever, for pain. If all else fails take baby for a car ride in car seat of course. ...Read more

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How long does fussiness associated with teething last?

How long does fussiness associated with teething last?

Individualized: Teething symptoms will be different for every child. Fussiness can be associated with teething and only your child will no how long this will last. Provide loving support, teething rings, the correct dose of tylenol (acetaminophen) for severe pain and plenty of fluids until your child completes teething. Remember, teething is a natural life process... Your child will get through it just as you did. ...Read more

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My 4 month baby isn't a fussy baby , is something wrong?

My 4 month baby isn't a fussy baby , is something wrong?

Be grateful: Nothing is wrong. Your child is content, well fed, loved and does not feel a need to fuss. Some babies (and people) in life are just laid back and content. Others like to make a fuss. If his personality is to be content and happy, REJOICE! ...Read more

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Why my baby is not sleeping during night and very fussy.?

Why my baby is not sleeping during night and very fussy.?

Sleep: How old is baby? Ic newborn, he will not sleep through night. If your baby is ilder then it is important to establish a bedtime routine., include a bath, read a book aloud to baby. Feed baby. Then lay baby to bed before sound asleep. May take a while to get routine established. ...Read more

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How long does fussiness associated with intussusception last?

How long does fussiness associated with intussusception last?

Indefinite: The fussiness of intussusception lasts as long as the blockage is ongoing. Once relieved by either enema or surgery, the fussiness will subside. ...Read more

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What to do to stop fussy 1 year old with molars stage starting?

What to do to stop fussy 1 year old with molars stage starting?

Teething: Give your child cold things. For example you gan give him a frozen bagel half to munch on? Us Motrin or tylenol (acetaminophen) if necessary. ...Read more

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My 11 month old has a runny noises with a lil blood, very fussy?

My 11 month old has a runny noises with a lil blood, very fussy?

See the Pediatrician: This child should see the pediatrician. The blood most likely is from nasal irritation, but the fussiness demands an exam to determine the cause. ...Read more

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My daughter is 2.6 yrs old her wt is 9.35kg she is a fussy eater how can I feed her?

My daughter is 2.6 yrs old her wt is 9.35kg she is a fussy eater how can I feed her?

Behavioral: Be patient. When she is hungry, she will eat.Do not let her fill up on liquids, junk foods or only what she likes.This age children can not starve or become malnourished if the balanced diet is available.Offer foods and if hungry, she will eat. ...Read more

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What are the steps in the workup and evaluation of a 15 month old with excessive fussiness?

What are the steps in the workup and evaluation of a 15 month old with excessive fussiness?

A history & physical: Exam to check: 1) velocity of growth (length, weight, head circumference & wt.-for-length) 2) neurological status & development, using standardized screening tests + autism-specific screens 3) age-appropriate diet of table foods, 16-21 oz./day of milk & milk products/day & juice 0-4 oz./day from an open-mouthed cup 4) antecedents & consequences of the behaviors 5) further studies as indicated. ...Read more

Miliaria (Definition)

A skin rash characterized by redness, little bumps, burning or itching, due to the trapping of leaked sweat underneath the skin surface because of blockage ...Read more


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Fussiness (Definition)

Fussiness = being dissatisfied ...Read more