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My Baby Has Bumps
Medical eval: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be a pediatric evaluation. ...Read more
Bumps: You baby may have milia which is harmless benign rash that young babys get. The best treatment is to do nothing at all because they will disappear on their own in a few weeks. ...Read more
What kind of tiny...:
There are at least 4 kinds of normal bumps (not needing any treatment) in newborns, and lots of other kinds - this sounds like a good question for your baby's doctor, next time you see the doctor for a routine visit. ...Read more
See a doctor: There are quite some rashes a baby can have. It's impossible for any doctor to diagnose a rash without looking at it either. Please bring your baby to the pediatrician. ...Read more
My baby has a bump that comes anf goes on his head and had three red dots, this showed up about his fifth week he is now three months. Is this a birth?
Not certain: Your description could represent many things. I would have you ask a practitioner to examine your baby. ...Read more
My baby has small bumps like rashes at the back of her neck she is 10 mnths old? Nurse said no need of booking appoinmnt it is just rash due to teethin
Not really: The chances are that your baby has miliaria (prickly heat). It would be best to have your physician examine the baby and give you something to apply to the skin. ...Read more
My baby has a bump looks like a pimple on his left cheek and on the back of his left leg? What could this be?
Depends: How old is your baby? The first few months of life babies can get many different lesions, most of which are considered normal and expected to go away if left alone. If it is red at the base, growing in size/number, appears tender (hurts if touched) then it needs to be evaluated by his doctor. Http://www. Babycenter. Com/101_visual-guide-to-childrens-rashes-and-skin-conditions_10332129.bc ...Read more
My baby has little bumps all over his head they look like little blisters or pimpels.... What can they be and can they be serious?
My baby has red bumps all over face and body, they look like pimples. He is 8 weeks old. What could this be?
Newborn acne: Newborns develop baby acne around 2 weeks of age and it peaks around 6 weeks, usually gone by 12. If your baby is in this age group, it could be newborn acne. Your baby's pores are sensitive to changes in hormone levels (just like during the teen years) - so all those Estrogens they were exposed to during pregnancy are suddently gone - and boom - breakout! No treatment needed - be patient. ...Read more
My baby has a hard bump on the back right side of his head. I've read that this could be a bulging fontanelle, which worries me. Should I be concerned?
Bruising?: The anterior and posterior fontanelle are both midline, so if the bulge is posterior and right sided, the likely cause is some form of scalp bruising, most likely cephalhematoma, if a hard bump. Your only concern should be jaundice, not brain damage, as this scalp bleed is not intracranial, or within the skull, it is more superficial than that... ...Read more
Chalazion: This is most likely a stopped up oil gland in the eye lid know as a chalazion---sometimes this must be drained. Have your baby seen by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more
My baby has a red bump on his stomach and some white dry patch looking spots on the back of his arm. It doesn't look like eczem I can send pictures if necessary
It may be a fungal or bacterial infection, amongst many other things including eczema. Regardless instead of sending a picture, you should take the baby in to see his doctor. Rashes can be harmless or dangerous, it's very difficult for a mother to know, therefore a medical professional should be the one to make a diagnois or suspected diagnosis after an examination in his/her office. If necessary a dermatologist (skin doctor) can be consulted.
Best of luck. ...Read more
Probably nothing: They may belittle white heads but since you are worried have him see by your pediatrician. There is a lot to be said for peace of mind. ...Read more
My baby has red pimple like bumps on her arm and leg, they look almost like bug bites. They just appear. What could they be?
If your baby is a newborn, then it's most likely the common newborn rash erythema toxicum. The rash should clear on its own. No treatment is needed. However, there are similar looking rashes that do need medical attention, so check with your baby's doctor.
Here's a link for pic and info: www. Webmd. Com/skin-problems-and-treatments/picture-of-erythema-toxicum-neonatorum. ...Read more
My baby has these hard type bumps all over his legs, eye, ear, and a few of he's back. They he fluid in them what could it be?
Possible Staph: Staphylococcus skin infections in babies can cause fluid filled blisters on legs, face and on the eyelids. Best to see your pediatrician for correct diagnosis and therapy. ...Read more
Leave them alone: The best thing to do is to leave them alone. Try to get rid of the offending agent, heat, over bundling; consider an office visit if baby's skin does not improve. It may be eczema or another common childhood rash. ...Read more
Ringworm is very common in kids - by some estimates, up to 1 in 5 have a patch at any given time.
The classic ringworm rash starts as a dry, slightly raised, mostly round patch, which may be slightly red. The patch may also be somewhat itchy. As it grows, the center of the patch often clears, leaving a ring-like appearance...More info: http://www. Drgreene. Com/azguide/ringworm. ...Read more
Hard white bumps on 3wk old babies gums... slightly uncomfortable when she eats gor both of us. What is this?
Early teething: In some cases, kids have a tooth emerge within the first few weeks of life. It is normal. Congratulations! ...Read more
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
Hemangiomas?: It is difficult to tell what your baby has without further detail/exam, but my suspicion is that he/she has some hemangiomas (collection of blood vessels). They often can enlarge/more numerous during the first year or so and slowly subside, often completely gone by 5 yrs of age. If baby has been seen regularly by doc, I would assume that it is hemangioma and no need 2 worry. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
My infant has small blister like bumps on her feet. They are also white and it appears to be itching her. What can that be?
Viral?: Did your baby have a fever? Does your baby have blisters anywhere else? Like in her hands or in her mouth. Your description sounds like a cocxacki virus, which is benign and will resolve in 3-5 days. It is important to keep your baby comfortable and well hydrated. See your doctor if your baby is irritable or there is a high fever. ...Read more
I have twin babies I need to buy breast bump, which one is better the electric or manual one, I don't care about thr cost am only looking for the useful?
Electric one: Manual breast pump is only for temporary use. ...Read more
3 mo old has rash all over stomach and back. Does not disturb infant. Is not red, just small bumps that cover back and stomach.
My 2 week old infant girl has red swollen eye lid and redness under the eye w tiny acne looking bumps. I don't know what to do please help?
Take her to your doc: Don't fool around with your new born's eye. Take her to your pediatrician, or eye doctor. ...Read more
Could be Eczema:
If the "small bumps" are the same color or slightly lighter as your child's skin and a little dry, then it could be eczema.
Pilaris eczema (keratosis pilaris) is a common and benign form of eczema. Though like all forms of eczema, some kids get it worse than others.
Consult with your primary care provider or a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis and get treatment advice. ...Read more
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