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Rash On 1 Year Old
Patience: The baby acne is a common event that reflects hormones transferred during the pregnancy. While the baby is floating in moisture, the skin is will not respond, but within weeks of birth they break out for many weeks before the hormone levels begin to drop ; the acne disappears. Keeping the skin clean ; avoiding irritating soaps helps. Occasional use of a 1/2% hc once daily can calm some lesions. ...Read more
Some possibilities: A white rash (one that is lighter than the surrounding skin) on the knee can be from eczema (dry, sensitive skin that's prone to itching), from a reaction to trauma (bumps and scrapes), from a reaction to any prior rash or scratching, from a birthmark that didn't tan as much as the rest of the knee, from vitiligo (an auto-immune problem), etc... The primary doctor can take a look. ...Read more
Multiple causes: If your son has had multiple infections of his lungs in the last one year, he requires additional evaluation. Environmental smoke and pollution, the presence of allergies/asthma can be associated w chronic respiratory infections. In addition, reflux and aspiration, retained foreign body and immune defects are other causes to consider. Cystic fibrosis is less common in asia, but possible. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Lymph node: There are thousands of lymph node located around the body that help screen out germs in the body serum before it returns to the circulation. There are many in the neck, head, behind the ear. At rest these are often 1/4 inch in diameter and may grow to marble sized when reacting to a stimulus. Bug bites, or viral infections can increase their size.They should shrink down to nl size over a few wks ...Read more
4 year old son had rash on groin area, 2wks later 5 yr old has rash same area and spots all over body, i had under my breasts what could this be?
My 6 year old son has an itchy bumpy rash on his ankles and bottom of his legs - what should I do?
Dr. can check rash: There are several causes of hand blisters. If there are viral (cold) symptoms or some mouth ulcers, it could be hand-foot-mouth disease... which is a viral infection that causes fever, blister-like ulcer spots in the mouth, and/or a skin rash (especially on the hands and feet). Hand-foot-mouth disease is not the foot-and-mouth (or hoof-and-mouth) disease of cattle, sheep, and pigs. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Long list of things: There are a large number of things that could cause this, with a wide variety of treatments. Please attach a photo for more accurate help. ...Read more