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My son has a rash on his face from a dog licking him?

My son has a rash on his face from a dog licking him?

And?: Other than telling you to stop the licking kid dog activities, what may your question be? Treatment? ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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My son has a rash on his face can I put neosporin on it yes or no?

My son has a rash on his face can I put neosporin on it yes or no?

No. : We don't know what the rash is or what's causing it. Putting neosporin on it makes no sense unless its known what's causing it. Please have your pediatrician look at it to decide what's appropriate therapy. ...Read more

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My son has a rash on his face that looks like tiny bruises, what could it be?

My son has a rash on his face that looks like tiny bruises, what could it be?

Petechia: Tiny bruises like you describe are called petechial, and they are a big red flag that something serious may be going on. It could be caused by low platelets, serious infections, other blood problems. If he is acting ill at all, you need to seek medical care tonight. Some of these illnesses can cause serious disease within just a few hours. So if ill, fever, malaise... Get care right away. ...Read more

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My 6yr old son has a rash on his face, chest and back, for 2 days now; any idea what it could be?

6 year old rash: Over 90% of generalized rashes like this in chidlren are due to viral infections and do not require any specific treatment. Just use calamine it it itches or otc cortisone cream. Other possibilities include a medication reaction or allergic eczema. ...Read more

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My 2month old son has a rash on his face, both cheeks and also on his arm. It is red and patchy and I also see red bumps. ?

My 2month old son has a rash on his face, both cheeks and also on his arm.  It is red and patchy and I also see red bumps. ?

Infant rashes: Rashes in infants are very common, with a wide variety of causes. These include viral, bacterial or fungal infections, hypersensitivity reactions, and more. Visualization and more information about your baby's history would be required to determine the cause and management of the rash. ...Read more

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My son has a rash on his arms and face nowhere else and it doesn't itch what could this be?

My son has a rash on his arms and face nowhere else and it doesn't itch what could this be?

See Pediatrician: There are rashes and there are rashes. Multiple types. Multiple causes. Probably has to be seen to be diagnosed. Call your pediatrician. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


Dr. Robert Kwok
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Children's Health (Definition)

Children's health refers broadly to the health maintenance and prevention ...Read more