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Dr. John Chiu
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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


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My daughter has raised red bumps in her diaper area could it a rash or are we talking yeast? She also has eczema around the folds of her body ?Help

My daughter has raised red bumps in her diaper area could it a rash or are we talking yeast? She also has eczema around the folds of her body ?Help

Mgt: It may be a yeast infection. An anti fungal diaper cream such as Nystatin may be prescribed, and keeping her clean and dry will help both types of rash. If her eczema or the new rash persists, a follow up appt is advised. ...Read more

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Can scarlet fever develop rashes around anus on children?

Can scarlet fever develop rashes around anus on children?

Maybe: The fact is that strep can be present in a peri-anal rash (pustular or blister like) and produce a full blown scarletina rash over the rest of the body. The tissue around the anus is just as susceptible to the strep germ as the throat and can be infected at the same time. ...Read more

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Can a child with scarlet fever pass it on to infant?

Can a child with scarlet fever pass it on to infant?

Contageous/different: The child with true scarlet fever is infected with a strain of strep a that produces chemicals that cause the red rash.Infants in close contact (mucous or droplet secretions) have ~1/4 risk in acquiring the germ, less if contact is distant. Infants often have more a nasal carriage than throat.(to guide testing)after 24hrs on meds the infected kid is not likely to pass it to anyone. ...Read more

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My toddler has a rash of blisters on his foot. Help!?

My toddler has a rash of blisters on his foot. Help!?

See a doctor: This icould be many things ranging from athletes foot or a fungal infection to the chicken pox.... ...Read more

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Toddler has red rash on cheeks in winter. What is cause?

Toddler has red rash on cheeks in winter. What is cause?

Cold: Probably cold intolerance if reed cheeks are red only in the winter, . Could be very mild eczema as well. ...Read more

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My child has a skin rash?

My child has a skin rash?

Many possibilities: Location? Duration? Color? Induration? Peeling? Scaly?Exposures? Blisters? Scabs? Itchy? Other symptoms? Please be a lot more descriptive and specific ...Read more

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Is rash after fever in adults something serious?

Is rash after fever in adults something serious?

Perhaps: A viral infection may be associated with a rash but certain types of rash can be serious. ...Read more

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Can a pediatrician diagnose vitiligo in infants?

Can a pediatrician diagnose vitiligo in infants?

Maybe: This process rarely prevents in infants or early childhood.Its peak incidence in in the ten-eighteen year age group. A condition called piebaldism is usually evident at birth and other types of under pigmented lesions are also possible in infancy. ...Read more

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One daughter had a ringworm which turned into a rash of ringworm. It then spread to everyone in our house and even grandparents house.. Harolds Patch?

One daughter had a ringworm which turned into a rash of ringworm. It then spread to everyone in our house and even grandparents house.. Harolds Patch?

Ring worm: Ringworm is the name for a fungal infection called Tinea Corporis which appears in a circular ring like manner on the skin. Typically with red margins and central clearing in appearance these are spread through direct and indirect contact. You should follow up with your physician to determine best anti-fungal therapy. ...Read more

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My 2 year old duaghter has a rash in her cheeks of her face?

My 2 year old duaghter has a rash in her cheeks of her face?

See your doctor: There is no way to even begin to guess what kind of rash it might be without seeing the rash and knowing your daughter's circumstances are, whether she's healthy or sick, etc.. It could be anything from allergy to zoster or mere irritation from drool. Many rashes come and go; if it doesn't go away, see your doctor. ...Read more

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Each time my child goes to the beach if any sand touches her skin breaks out in hives, could this relate to her severe seafood allergy ?

Each time my child goes to the beach if any sand touches her skin breaks out in hives, could this relate to her severe seafood allergy ?

Most likely: The sand itself shouldn't cause any problems but the stuff in the sand ie parts of sea critters can definitely cause problems ...Read more

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He has a rash all over his face and body. He's been to the pool (chlorine?) and in the sun (heat?)

He has a rash all over his face and body. He's been to the pool (chlorine?) and in the sun (heat?)

MayBefromone or Both: It may be from chlorine or sunburn or combination of both It will get better as long as there are no blisters.If gets wose see your docor or go to ER ...Read more

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Fever and rash in a 4 month old?

Fever and rash in a 4 month old?

Viral?: The most common cause of fever and a rash in a baby is a virus, but there are lots of other possibilities, and the question is just too vague for us to give a more specific answer. The short answer is you should see your pediatrician, or at the very least, call him/her. ...Read more

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Does the skin rash blanch if your baby has diaper rash?

Does the skin rash blanch if your baby has diaper rash?

Yes.: Diaper dermatitis will usually blanch when you press on it; it's a sign that the skin is inflamed, and the little tiny blood vessels in it have dilated to bring more blood to the area. The fastest treatment for diaper dermatitis is to take off the diaper. While that may mean somebody will have to follow the baby around with a pooper scooper, the rash will clear very quickly. ...Read more

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My daughter has a blister like nappy rash that has spread to her buttocks and her face and has a light rash all over her body. they look like blisters?

My daughter has a blister like nappy rash that has spread to her buttocks and her face and has a light rash all over her body. they look like blisters?

Viral exanthum: Rashes associated with fever in children are often caused by viral infections. We call these 'exanthums'. These rashes are generally harmless and go away when the infection resolves. However, rashes associated with very high fevers, lethargy, rapid progression, vomiting or other concerning symptom require immediate evaluation. ...Read more

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Can baby acne appear in places other than the babies face? My son's ped diagnosis him w/baby acne. But it has spread to his arms and shoulders.

Can baby acne appear in places other than the babies face? My son's ped  diagnosis him w/baby acne. But it has spread to his arms and shoulders.

Anywhere teens have : Baby acne is very similar in origin and distribution as that of a teenager. The face & upper chest & back are most often involved along with the shoulders . All the lesions seem to be a similar age & gradually fade over time. ...Read more

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My 7 yr old daughter developed a rash from playing outside. The rash is on the side of her face near her ear. She doesn't have a fever. What is it?

My 7 yr old daughter developed a rash from playing outside. The rash is on the side of her face near her ear. She doesn't have a fever. What is it?

No clue: Rash diagnosis is based on location, duration and appearance. With no other data, the list of possibilities is endless. Contact dermatitis is one common label used with rashes localized to one area. The trigger can be one of many things. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more