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My Baby Has Little Red Bumps
Mild reaction: Most likely irritation of some kind if no where else on the body.Thry moisturizing for a few days.If no better call your doctor. ...Read more
Rashes: It is difficult to answer your question. There are several causes for what you have described and it is difficult to make a diagnosis without looking at the rash itself. If your son is experiencing any other discomfort such as a fever, itching, or irritability, you should take your child to your pediatrician. Most causes of what you describe are nothing to worry about, but it should be evaluated. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Most of the : Time, rashes that you see at this age are usually harmless. Just does not look good on a baby. A lot of times people make " ugly" comments which hurts the mom's feelings. In turn , gets the parent anxious who now wants a quick fix. Only time can resolve these rashes . Some do get worst and need to be treated and follow up by pediatrician ...Read more
Many possibilities: Many things can cause a red bumpy rash, including a virus, a medication, or an allergic reaction to something you applied to your skin (or a detergent or fabric softener, or something you ate or inhaled). If over-the-counter Hydrocortisone cream does not help, you'll need to see a dermatologist to get a precise diagnosis. ...Read more
Get him checked: It's helpful to know how old he is and if he wears diapers. There are many reasons for diaper rash the most common of which are candida and contact dermatitis which results from contact between the skin and the urine or stool due to infrequent diaper change. Generally rashs need to be checked for accurate diagnosis . ...Read more
?white spots: White spots on the lips can be several different things. A baby can develop thrush in the mouth which looks like white patches that are located on the inner lips, inner cheek, roof of the mouth, or on the tongue. It often is painful for the baby to feed and if nursing the infection can transfer to the breast. You should schedule a visit with your baby's doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more
My 8yr old son has a slight rash on his chest tiny red dots looks a little raised. Its very itchy. No fever or chills.
Rash: need to see a picture to help you. ...Read more
Doubtful....: Please have your baby seen by pediatrician. Scabies looks like lines of burrows on skin made with little mounds or blisters. They cause itching which is often worse at night. Although they can be anywhere on skin they like going into skin folds (waistline, axilla, breasts, between fingers, wrists, knees, elbows, buttocks ; genitalia. ...Read more
Blood vessels: They may be blood vessels but you should see your dermatologist to get the exact answer. ...Read more
12 mos old boy has rash on and around his scrotum. Small red raised bumps and scrotum red. Anus is very irritated looking deep red around it please help?
Have him checked: Your description suggests perianal strep infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Common problem: Many infants have little bumps on the cheeks othewise referred to as neonatal acne. Usually aquaphor or vaseline a couple times a day will help. If this is not working, very sparing use of one percent over the counter Hydrocortisone is safe once a day. If still persists seek medical attention from your pediatrician. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No: There are a # of possible causes. The best way to get an accurate diagnosis would be pediatric evaluation. ...Read more
Yes: Newborns often have a red rash, which may be bumpy or even look like little pimples, called "erythema toxicum." sounds scary, but means nothing and will go away on its own. Heat rash can cause little red bumps. If you're not sure of the cause, have your doc take a look. (especially if they have any other symptoms.). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I got a sunburn about a week ago and it peeled away baby leaving my back red but one spot is itchy and has small red bumps, can anyone tell me what it?
Are small red bumps around my baby's eyes normal? They resemble the red bumps he gets from drooling.
Probably Ok but...: Probably irritation from something, but you check with your doctor. ...Read more
What does it mean when a baby's skin breaks out in small red bumps all over? Kinda like an allergic reaction.
Infantile eczema: Allergies, rule out change in detergents or food consumption.Baby eczema (infant eczema or atopic dermatitis) appears in about 10% to15% of children. It shows up as patches of red skin.Skin is almost always itchy, dry, and rough. Dry skin, irritants, and allergens causes.Usually outgrow condition. Treatment with daily warm baths, not hot, no bubble baths, soaps, use moisturizer on skin after bath. ...Read more
This : This is one of those situations where "a picture is worth a thousand words"--really needs to be seen by a medical professional. Eczema is common in children and can occur on trunk and extremities. Topical moisture with heavier, cream-type moisturizers is best for eczema. If it does not resolve, it may require topical prescription medication. But a quick "eyeball" visit will clarify the issue. ...Read more
Got shingles on March 17 & small rash. No blisters just red bumps. Didnt pop or pick scabs but bumps won't go away. Redness gone but not bumps. Scars?
Question diagnosis: Did you diagnose yourself or did a doctor make the diagnosis? In any case, it is time to consult a doctor as it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without examining you. ...Read more
Bumps: This can't be diagnosed with the information that is available. A history, physical examination & other studies may be needed to determine cause/causes. Once accurately assessed a treatment plan can be developed. ...Read more
I have all of theses little red bumps on me. They are every where and I am starting to get sick. Help?
It may be time: For a medical evaluation. Can't diagnose this one on-line. Take care. ...Read more
I started to break out all over my body. Like little red bumps that looks like bites , I don't think it is any kind of bite. What can it be ?
Could be many things: Skin issues are best diagnosed visually, so you will have to visit your MD for an accurate answer. Breaking out all over may be due to allergic reactions, contact dermatitis, infections, etc .Additionally it could be bites - including those from bed bugs. Get evaluated to get your answer. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Where are they?: There are papilla on your tongue. There are small ones on the top, some on the side and a couple of big ones in the back. Colors can vary. If they are fiery red it could be irritation. The tongue should be pink. I would see a dentist now. Have him/ her monitor your tongue. Any irritation should be over in 2 weeks. If longer, more tests may be needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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