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Oozing Smelly Rash Behind Babys Ear
4 mo. Baby has rash behind ear. Raw, red and oozing sticky clear liquid. Rash on face too. What should I use on it? Eczema? Has cradle cap too.
Like this?: Seborrheic dermatitis ("cradle cap") can spread to the face, eyelashes ; behind ears. It can be treated by using z-tar or other anti-dandruff shampoo. Lather up a fingertip's worth, shampoo ; rinse thoroughly. If the scalp is red for more than a few moments, discontinue use. If it looks infected or is very itchy, see her pediatrician for other treatments (miconazole or mild hc creams). ...Read more
Infant had fever about 2 days up to 102.7 finally broke on day 2 but now has rash on head chest back and cries almost constantly?
Common patters: A lot of infant viral infections will have fever for a few days and end in a generalized rash. Some have names based on location and type of rash, but they are expected and rather benign. I'd consider the crying evidence it is not finished. As long as the kid takes fluids well and plays occasionally you can monitor at home. If not drinking the kid should be seen. ...Read more
For the past 8 months I've suffere with a severe itchy, smelly, oozing, sore scalp. I have very painful lumps behind ears & in my neck. No relief!
Hello. My 5months old baby has red rash behind both ears, it's not itchy. She also has miner rashes around the neck and legs but not red.
My baby of 7 months has spots or like rash type over body he does not have anything behind the ears no fever but keeps spreading started on sholders?
Needs evaluation: Unable to determine the cause of the rash by this description. Need to follow up in person with baby's doctor. ...Read more
My baby is 4th month and developed some red rash behind ear (like infection), around penis and few of them over the face. Also passing green stool?
Baby rash/ stool: Has there been a change in diet, usually at 4 months one begins foods. Is the baby on formula or breast milk and if on breast milk have you changed your diet? Could be eczema. Diet Fever? First and foremost check with doc that it is not strep or impetigo that needs antibiotics could also be prickly heat or fungus (could try desitin/ zinc oxide cream. F/u w/ doc today since change in stool ...Read more
Hi My month old baby is having a rash all over her face, worse near her eyes behind & around her ears n neck, it's also giving off yellow liquid.?
See doctor: Given the young age of your baby and liquid coming from rash, best to have baby checked out by doctor asap. ...Read more
Malaria as a child now diagnosed Discoid lupus erythematosus, Rash in ears and behind Started 2 weeks steroid cream why are Anti-malaria Drugs used?
My child was complainin of a sore tummy an now he has came out in a rash all over his body an behind his ears. He has had the chicken pox before,
Likely enterovirus: Many intestinal viruses will enter on contaminated fingers & travel to the intestines where they can cause fever, cramping & or diarrhea. As the body responds & fights off the germ it often comes to the skin surface as a pinpoint rash. Some may also have a blister quality but that is less common than the pinpoint red dotty rash. The rash will generally peak after a few days & disappear gradually. ...Read more
Causes for 2yr old son small red raised rashes just behind rt ear? No other symptoms showing. No temp. Feeling ok otherwise.
See pediatrician: It is difficult to answer without being able to visualize the rash. The possibilities are endless. Have the child's pediatrician take a look. ...Read more
I just been discharged from Waikato OPR ward last Friday. I came out with rashes behind the ears and inside. Plus on my groin now. They have been so n?
Is it normal for a 6 week old baby to have little rashes all over their face, ears, neck, and half of chest?
Common, not normal: Babies will have many episodes of illness and rashes, so these are quite common but not normal by 6 wks. If it is tiny/prickly little bumps (like-goose-bumps) and baby is acting normally, it is likely heat-rash. So, keep/dress baby comfortably and avoid excessive heat exposure. Check with doc for an eval to make sure. Congrats on new baby and good luck. ...Read more
Baby developed a wet cough that gets worse at night. Checked lungs and ears just two days ago and everything was clear. No fever or rashes. Active too?
Can a child overgrow an allergy to an insect venom? If fire ant causes rashes, and swollen ear does it mean a child has severe allergy?
How old is ur child?: The reaction you described differs if before or after 5 years of age, please avoid exposure, keep an epinephrine pen and antihistaminic handy, check with an allergist/immunologist, might need desensitization according to clinical judgement after history and examination. Check aaaai. Org or acaai. Org for an allergist in your area, best wishes ...Read more
Red skin with a silver or scaly texture appeared behind my ear. It's not itchy, oozing, painful or noticeable. I only saw it when looking in a mirror.
Six year old has itchy raised oozing blisters behind both ears and a few on the top of her head appearing for over a week. She has no other symptoms.
1Yo5M baby having red spots rashes on body--front chest, abdo, ear left ear. Is not particular itchy--no scratch. Had fever for 4 days last week?
Rash: A picture may help? This is an infection called rosella where a rash breaks out in this location after 3-5 days of high fever. All the best. ...Read more