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My Daughter Has A Rash Around Her Mouth
Mouth rash: Depending on your daughter's age, ask her if she applied any lipstick or other products on her skin, she may have developed a contact allergy. She may also have eczema or if she has nasal congestion she may have developed a dry skin from mouth breathing. Take her to her doctor to determine what it is first before applying anything on it, you can apply a moisturizer to soothe it but no meds. ...Read more
Mouth (mouth) " n. Pl. Mouths 1. A. The body opening through which an animal takes in food. B. The cavity lying at the upper end of the alimentary canal, bounded on the outside by the lips and inside by the oropharynx and containing in higher vertebrates the tongue, gums, and teeth. C. This cavity regarded as the source of sounds and speech. D. The opening to any cavity or canal ...Read more
Dermatitis: Could be seborrhoeic or perioral dermatitis or simply a viral rash. There are some rarer causes. Easier to make the diagnosis by viewing the rash so please see doctor. Alternatively if you're in the Waikato area and it's after hours you may be able to send images/video via virtual consult ...Read more
My nearly 2 yr old daughter had a fever for 3 days. Now the fever has ended but she has a rash on her lips & a little around her mouth. Is this virus?
Maybe: This may be hand-foot-mouth disease, which is a viral infection. However, it is hard to say without a proper evaluation, I would definitely have her evaluated by a health professional. ...Read more
What can I do if my daughter gets reddish inflammation around her mouth when exposed to sun for a long time?
Signal: Perhaps it's your daughter's body telling her to stop damaging her skin from too much exposure to the sun. Ask your daughter to see a dermatologist and discuss dangers of overexposure to the sun. We all need some sun for vitamin d creation, but overexposure can be harmful. ...Read more
Probably licking.: I know, she says she isn't running her tongue around her mouth, but she probably is. Kids tend to lick dry skin around the mouth, and the saliva makes it drier, which makes them lick more, and so on. Other possibilities include an allergy to something she's eating or applying to her skin. Some doctors believe the Fluoride in toothpaste can cause this, but I am not one of them. ...Read more
My daughter woke up 2 days ago with a red bump on her face, around her mouth. Now its turned into 3 and I have one now on my inner elbow.
Abscess?: It sounds like you may have abscesses that you're passing between each other. Please see your doctor to see if you need antibiotics ...Read more
Is my 3yr skin rashes coming form daycare? She gets a rash around her mouth with little splits in the corners first, then eventually all over her body, her mouth and bottom seem affected the most. She used my chap stick once and I got a split in the corne
This may be a condition called hand, foot, mouth disease, which is a mild, contagious viral infection common in young children. It presents with sores in the mouth and a rash on the hands and feet. Other areas of the body can be affected as well, including the buttocks which you mentioned. There is no specific treatment for this condition, as it usually resolves in 1-2 weeks. Your child's pediatrician will be able to tell you if this is what your child is dealing with, or if there is another cause. In the meantime make sure your child's day care practice good hygiene and isolates sick children.
Take care. ...Read more
My 2.5 years old toddler has red rashes around her mouth like very dry red patches, what causes it, could it be the wind?
Could be...: While irritation from wind could be one cause or an additional irritant, in that age group peri-oral dermatitis (rash around the mouth) is most often caused by her licking around the lips and mouth. It even has a doctor name called "lip-lickers dermatitis. Sometimes moisturizers such as vaseline or lip balm put right on the skin can be helpful. Encourage her not to lick around lips. ...Read more
My daughter has a rash on her face around her nose and mouth. Looks like acne. Been using SBR lipocream but has not helped?
Saliva or irritant: Saliva contains many chemicals, including enzymes, which start the digestive process. When it repeatedly comes in contact with the skin it can lead to irritation and a rash. It is common for children to lick around their lips, leading to irritation. Due to the irritation, they lick to make it briefly feel better, worsening the rash. Use some type of lip balm or vaseline to keep saliva off the skin. ...Read more
Moisture Barrier: Perioral (around the mouth) rashes in children are usually due to irritation from saliva or foods. Avoid things which you think may trigger it. Also, use a layer of Vaseline or ChapStick or similar around the mouth. If she is still using a pacifier, time to get rid of it! ...Read more
My daughter has developed a rash on corners of mouth. Red, flat, and has very small dots at edges. No oozing or pustules.?
Angular cheilitis: A rash at both corners of the mouth simultaneously is angular cheilitis. Different causes may include vitamin deficiency, an autoimmune condition that can affect the mouth, viral infections, yeast infections, bacterial infections, atopic dermatitis/eczema, food allergy, contact dermatitis (for example to toothpaste or Chapstick), to name a few. Getting a check by your physician is usually best. ...Read more
My daughter has a really bad rash right below here mouth. She is 5 but drools a lot. We are using vitamin E oil. Any other ideas?
My 8th mnt daughter has skin rashes on head, elbows, knee, bumps, cheeks, neck, arm. Her dad has psoriasis. Cud it be d same n is it serious? Using cetaphil.
Itchy?: At this young age, I would be more suspicious of eczema (atopic dermatitis) which may be linked to food allergies as well as airborne allergens. If these rash itch, then eczema is more likely. If you are using Cetaphil lotion, be sure to use it regularly and apply it within 3 mins after bathing. Talk to your pediatrician. A discussion of eczema can be found elsewhere. ...Read more
My 17 month old daughter has red, hot to touch rash orotund her mouth and arms legs chest and back. Dr prescribed benedryl. Is not working please help?
Dr says my daughter has hand, foot, & mouth disease, but she also has bad blistery rash in belly, back, legs, & diaper area, & petichae is this norm?
Probably yes: Hand-foot-mouth disease typically causes maculopapular and vesicular rash over hands, feet, and mouth. Maculopapular rashes are noted on buttock and groin as well. ...Read more
Rash: The most likely cause of this rash is lip-licking dermatitis. Some children frequently lick their lips, from nervousness or dryness. It causes irritation. I recommend using Neosporin ointment on and around the lips. It helps the skin heal and it doesn't taste good, so the kids stop licking it. If it isn't better, see your doctor. ...Read more
I was told my now 18 month baby girl has hand foot and mouth back in june. She still has the rash around her mouth. Iit is now august and she still has the rash around her mouth is this something to about?
I am experiencing rash with red bumps around mouth and dry or cracking skin. I think it may be perioral dermatitis.?
We would just be: Guessing. When there is a rash - it really should be visualized (at minimum) to make an accurate diagnosis. Take care. ...Read more
My baby 1yr has little red dots around her mouth that come and go I think it's a heat rash or from her saliva. How do I get rid of it or help it?
After applying a cream which I used to apply. I found red rash with papules under my mouth & chin. Is that an allergic rash or perioral dermatitis? .
I find a red rash under my mouth, I m not sure is it dt. Applying a cream or not but how to differentiate if it's allergic rash or perioral dermatitis?
My daughter has a rash like thing in her head. I'm no sure what it is. It scabbs over green. I have even seen it bleed.?
May be fungal: Various fungal spores can be passed from the soil, people or pets to a human finger & that finger can scratch it into the scalp where it grows into the hair roots & surrounding tissues. The sx you cite could also be germs. It is time to have a dr look at this & see. Either will likely need prescription medicines. ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter has a rash that looks like nettle sting it comes and goes lately she has been ill with a head cold and also had slap cheek rash?
Parvovirus: Parvovirus b19 causes the classic "slapped cheek" rash; in older kids, it can cause a rash called palpable purpuric gloves and socks syndrome, that may look like a nettle sting rash. A proper diagnosis, however, would require an exam by a doctor. ...Read more
My 11 year old daughter has a rash on her arms legs torso and face she is also suffering from head ache and dizzyness what could cause this?
Many possibilities: Good morning. There are many possible causes for this combination of symptoms. I would strongly recommend that your daughter be seen by her doctor. ...Read more
I hope you: Took your daughter to a doctor ASAP and are not relying on this site for treatment.... ...Read more
VOMITING: Baby is either not burped properly or given too much food. ...Read more
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