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My daughter keep having recurrent abcess on her buttcheeks?

My daughter keep having recurrent abcess on her buttcheeks?

MRsa: This can be chronic infection with mrs a resistant staph areas. An appropriate course of antibiotics is necessary clidamycin, sulfa for 10 days combined with Rifampin for the last 3 days. Preventive measures that can help include vitamin c, dilute bleach baths, benzoyl peroxide lotion, and bovine colostrum. Dsicusss with primary or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Theodore Davantzis
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Abscess (Definition)

Occurs when one has an infection in a part of their body, and the infection is being surrounded and fought off by white blood cells, causing a lump of purulent whitish thick material (pus) ...Read more


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My 9 year old daughter recently had blackheads on the bridge of her nose they now seem to be on her chin under her bottom lip why ? & what should I do

My 9 year old daughter recently had blackheads on the bridge of her nose they now seem to be on her chin under her bottom lip why ? & what should I do

Puberty: Onset at this age is androgenic. In other words it starts with some of the male hormone creating extra sweat(stinky underarms) and oils. The oil is where the blackheads are coming from. I like a benzoyl peroxide wash in the shower to start with to reduce the oil build up. This oil deposit is not because she is dirty, but only because she is making more oil. Call your doctor if the acne iworsening. ...Read more

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My pre teen daugher has been getting out breaks of boil bumps inside her upper thigh area and has now spread to her bottom area.

My pre teen daugher has been getting out breaks of boil bumps inside her upper thigh area and has now spread to her bottom area.

Skin infection: It's hard to say for certain what is causing the rash in your daughter, but the symptoms you have described are suspicious for infection, possibly Staph. An in person exam for prescription treatment is certainly warranted. ...Read more

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My 18 month old daughter has scratched her butt cheeks and now has scabs. What's the best thing to put on them?

My 18 month old daughter has scratched her butt cheeks and now has scabs. What's the best thing to put on them?

Local wound care: Local wound care usually involves washing with a gentle soap and water twice daily, applying antibiotic ointment and monitoring for signs of infection. Increased redness, swelling and pain, especially when combined with the appearance of pus indicates an infection which should be evaluated by a primary care physician. ...Read more

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My daughter has a abscess on her lip where do I take her too?

My daughter has a abscess on her lip where do I take her too?

Online consult: Please consult any of the doctors in the network within your state for a prompt assessment. Take care. ...Read more

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Why does my 2 yr old son keep getting perianal abcesses?

Why does my 2 yr old son keep getting perianal abcesses?

Many Reasons: Many causes for this: chronic constipation, MRSA colonization, crohn's disease and many other possibilities. Make an appointment with your doctor to sit down and discuss all of these possibilities. A consult from a pediatric gastroenterologist may also be well worth your time. ...Read more

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My 7 yr old son has blister sores on his butt what could this be?

My 7 yr old son has blister sores on his butt what could this be?

Infection: If the sores have fluid it may be bullous impetigo, a bacterial infection which needs antibiotics. Better get it checked out. ...Read more

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My 6 year old daughter developed sores on the corner of her mouth. What should we do?

My 6 year old daughter developed sores on the corner of her mouth. What should we do?

Use vaseline: Put vaseline or lip balm on her lips, whenever her lips get dry- several times a day. If sores persist, you may want to see a physician or dentist. ...Read more

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My daughter is 13 mnths. For the past 6 months she started developing a red bumpy rash on her knees forearms back of hand and sometimes on her cheeks.?

My daughter is 13 mnths. For the past 6 months she started developing a red bumpy rash on her knees forearms back of hand and sometimes on her cheeks.?

Needs to be seen: Many, many different rashes are red and bumpy. The diagnosis and the treatment depend on many different factors: itchy? Painful? Painless? Always? Comes and goes? Hot? Dry? Scaly? Ooozing? Oily? Rashes must be seen to be properly diagnosed. Given that this rash has been there literally half your daughter's life, your pediatrician must have seen it multiple times. What does s/he say? ...Read more

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Its been hot and humid and I keep getting a rash on my outer thigh near hip. It keeps recurring for past 2 mos. What could I put on it?

Its been hot and humid and I keep getting a rash on my outer thigh near hip. It keeps recurring for past 2 mos. What could I put on it?

Heat rash: Avoid tight jeans or putting any articles in your hip pockets in an effort to avoid excessive moisture and friction. You could dry applying baby powder to the involved area before any moisture develops.If rash persists, consult your physician or dermatologist for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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My 1 yr old has hard bumps on her legs. Kinda looks like boils. Should I take her to er?

My 1 yr old has hard bumps on her legs. Kinda looks like boils. Should I take her to er?

Depends.......: If your child has had them for a few days and he is not complaining about them, you should first seek advice from your pediatrician. He/she can most likely see and evaluate the child on a non-emergent basis. ...Read more

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My 2 year old has pimples that have spread to her buttocks, vagina, chin, lips and now her lower eyelids. Please help me?

My 2 year old has pimples that have spread to her buttocks, vagina, chin, lips and now her lower eyelids. Please help me?

Need your doctor: Please take your daughter in to see her doctor. The cause of her rash could be as simple as a virus that will get better on its own, but it could also be a bacterial infection or some other problem requiring treatment. You need to show it to a doctor to know. Hope she's better soon! ...Read more

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My 2 yr old son has been wiping his lip constantly for the past week it getting worse after he went swimming. He now a fever and rashes on his chin?

My 2 yr old son has been wiping his lip constantly for the past week it getting worse after he went swimming. He now a fever and  rashes on his chin?

Fever and rash: I am not sure if this kind of rash is like small escoriations, crusts, and ulcerations. Concern for impetigo that is also contagious. Please have him checked by his pediatrician. ...Read more

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My husband started getting big irregular dark spots on his lower back about a year ago and have since spread to his lower stomach?

My husband started getting big irregular dark spots on his lower back about a year ago and have since spread to his lower stomach?

Needs medical check: He should seek a medical evaluation from your pcp. If there is any concern as to what they are, a dermatologist can be even more helpful. ...Read more

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My daughter keeps getting skin abscesses and she now has one on her buttcheek that has grown to the size of a baseball and he doctor wont do anything?

My daughter keeps getting skin abscesses and she now has one on her buttcheek that has grown to the size of a baseball and he doctor wont do anything?

Visit: That is a large abscess. Some physicians aren't comfortable doing "incision and drainage" especially on children. See another physician or go to the ER. Right away (esp if fever, appetite changes, shakes or chills). This could become a life threatening infection and must be treated and monitored closely until resolved. ...Read more

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Hi, i am 19 years old and have been getting boils frequently for 4-5 months now. Ive had about 6 boils, 5 on my bum, my upper inner and 1 on my eyelid?

Hi, i am 19 years old and have been getting boils frequently for 4-5 months now. Ive had about 6 boils, 5 on my bum, my upper inner and 1 on my eyelid?

Not uncommon: can recur in buttocks area, due to several causes, continued pressure, not fully recovered or partially treated, might need systemic antibiotics or surgery, also on the lid is common, and sometimes might be related to error of refraction, i.e. Needs correction glasses, other general causes as diabetes need to be ruled out as well, but first the common causes, please check with your doctor, good luck ...Read more

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My daughter has had a viral infection going on 2 weeks we gave her ibprofene and now she has a rash all over her face, arms, legs and now her back.

My daughter has had a viral infection going on 2 weeks we gave her ibprofene and now she has a rash all over her face, arms, legs and now her back.

See a doctor: This may either be an allergic reaction, or the rash is the result of whatever illness is in progress. Two weeks is too long to have a "viral" infection and not have it seen by a competent professional. See a doctor asap. ...Read more

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