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My 8mth old son has a rash on his chest, neck all the way to his ears, lower abdomen and under arms. It's red and appears to be flat. It doesn't hurt?

My 8mth old son has a rash on his chest, neck all the way to his ears, lower abdomen and under arms. It's red and appears to be flat. It doesn't hurt?

See below: These symptoms need to be fully and thoroughly evaluated by your physician who can then explain them to you and discuss with you what's best. ...Read more

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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 red flat rash on stomach and back. He is 1, we haven't changed anything. What could be causing this?

My son has red flat rash on stomach and back. He is 1, we haven't changed anything. What could be causing this?

Hard to say: Without seeing your child in person, it's impossible to diagnose his rash. Please take him to his Dr. for evaluation. ...Read more

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I had to use a tegaderm on a cut on sons stomach. It's been week since i've taken it off. There's still a small red rash where it was. How do I treat?

I had to use a tegaderm on a cut on sons stomach. It's been week since i've taken it off. There's still a small red rash where it was. How do I treat?

Contact dermatitis: If it is not bothering him, do nothing and it will eventually clear up since the tegaderm is now off. If bothering him (itching, etc) , then use over-the-counter strength Hydrocortisone cream (like cortaid) and massage into affected area three times a day. Avoid irritants in area like scented soaps, etc. ...Read more

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My son is 13 and has been having chest pain today he just broke out in a rash on his face and abdomen what could be wrong?

My son is 13 and has been having chest pain today he just broke out in a rash on his face and abdomen what could be wrong?

Chicken pox?: hard to say without seeing the rash, but pain and rash can be from chicken pox, which starts out as red bumps on the chest that spread to the head and limbs and develop as small blisters filled w clear fluid. Chicken pox can have complications in adolescents so see a Dr - call first, they may want to bring u in through the back to prevent spread ...Read more

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Rashes on the bottom of my stomach?

Rashes on the bottom of my stomach?

Fungus?: If you have belly flaps, this may be from a yeast infection which usually affects moist area of the body. If this is the case, try to keep the area dry. Use a anti-fungal cream if necessary. Without more details, any answer is a wild guess at best. ...Read more

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What is the cause of my itchyness and rashes at my left side of my stomach?

What is the cause of my itchyness and rashes at my left side of my stomach?

Probably: Probably seborrheic dermatitis but please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more

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Why when we eat there is always rashes in my stomach?

Why when we eat there is always rashes in my stomach?

Unclear: I am not clear what you mean by your question. I assume your rash is on your skin not inside your stomach? You do not specify the food that is causing your problem, you need to be more specific in your question. ...Read more

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Does anyone know why my stomach itches sometimes on surface of the skin but I have no rashes ?

Does anyone know why my stomach itches sometimes on surface of the skin but I have no rashes ?

Stomach itch: Most common cause of skin itch over the stomach where there is no rash would be dry skin. Treat with a moisturizer. ...Read more

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I have small rashes all over my side stomach area that are itchy at times. They are dry and flake when i itch them.

I have small rashes all over my side stomach area that are itchy at times. They are dry and flake when i itch them.

Eczema??: "winter itch" or eczema is quite common, worsens in the dry winter months and causes dry itchy patches of skin. ...Read more

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Skin Rash (Definition)

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


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