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Rash On 5 Year Old
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?
See your doctor: These are symptoms that require a thorough evaluation by your doctor. Only after obtaining this informstion, can he/she adequately diagnose and treat you. ...Read more
Not on the baby!: Topical sunscreen and bug repellant, if used as directed, are a good idea for kids who are active outdoors in the school age range ( 5-18 Yrs) , but children 6 months or younger should stay out of direct sunlight, and should not be exposed to those chemicals until at least a few months later in life ( especially if premature birth, up to 10--12 months ...Read more
See a doctor: There can be numerous causes so take the child to the doctor so the lump can be examined and diagnosed ...Read more
Through adulthood: As tolerate through adulthood. Most of the brain growth occurs in the first 6 years which is why whole cow's milk is recommended. If lactose intolerant, there is lactaid or special milk for that. Milk and milk products help maintain a healthy weight, healthy bones, vitamin D level which may help prevent cancer. http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/prevention/vitamin-D ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not sure: Lice cause itching and irritation though I have not seen associated hives. Hives are a hypersensitivity reaction to various causes including bug bites, medicine, allergens, stresses both physical and emotional. As long as hives are not associated wtih difficulty breathing, tongue swelling or difficulty swallowing, they are not emergency and resolve within 24 hrs typically. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
6 year old finished 10 days of amoxicillin 24 hours ago. Now has red non-raised rash on arms and legs, bothering her much. Is she allergic?
Fifth disease: A common illness caused by a virus, it most commonly starts with bright red cheeks (as if they were slapped), then a lacy rash on the arms of little children. This all goes away in about 3 days, and there is no serious effect afterwards. Of course if she was out in the sun without sunsreen on her cheeks she may get a sunburn there. ...Read more
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
?Fifth's disease: Erythema infectiosum or fifth disease is caused by the parvo virus b-19. And can often present as a "slapped cheek" appearance of a rash that can also spread to the hands. It is self limiting and treatment is supportive. (rest, fluids, tylenol (acetaminophen) for fever and aches). If persists, see the dr. ...Read more
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
Swollen joints: Your child needs immediate evaluation take him to see your pediatrician he needs to be evaluated for a variety of possible causes. ...Read more
Not necessary: The rash from Coxsackie virus is typically aymptomatic, and will resolve when the virus has run its course. It is not usually necessary to put anything on the rash. However, some children do seem to find the rash itchy. If this is the case, some topical Benadryl (diphenhydramine) usually works well to sooth the itch. If you think your child finds the rash uncomfortable, give him some acetaminophen. ...Read more
Consider Acanthosis: Acanthosis nigricans can be seen in healthy people, or related to medical problems. Some are genetically inherited. Can be seen with obesity, Insulin resistance and metabolic/endocrine disorders. It can be related to some meds and hormone treatments. Usually appears slowly with no symptoms other than skin changes. No treatment except treat underlying cause.When related to obesity fades w/ wtloss. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer