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Rash On The Legs Of A Child
What would cause a rash on the top of hands/feet/elbows after spending time in the sun? The rash on my feet was turning purplish/itchy/raised.
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
My daughter has a rash on both hips & under her armpit, on her hip the rash is pruple inside the red part of the rash what does that mean?
Hidraadenitis?: Cystic purple swelling in these areas may be inflammed glands called hidraadenitis suppuritiva. This will not respond to over the cow ter products. It may respond to antibiotics but need to be evaluated by dermatologist or primary care physician in person for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a child has a few large bumps hard with a white head on it on parts of the body and flat bister on the feet red, sore, ?
Rash in kids: Rash with white tense surface could be fluid filled and given the child has a sore on the foot, it would be best to have the child seen by the pediatrician. Did ur child have fever with the rash or before it? Some rash is difficult to diagnose without seeing it. How old is ur child? Did he/she get the chicken pox vaccine? All these are imp. 2 know beefore gviign any answers. ...Read more
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Niece has blisters on back of tongue and has developed a few spots on her legs. Outbreak of scarlet fever in school. Is it related?
Many possibilities: There are many types and causes of skin rashes. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Infection autoimmmue: Either an infection, mainly viral, or if there is no sign of an infection then an immunologic process could be occurring, such as an allergic reaction, or an autoimmune process. If this persists or recurs then it needs to be evaluated by a board certified allergist. ...Read more
My son always sits on the floor and sitting on top of his sole of his feet. Is it possible that the top of his feet can be more bumpy due to the weight he put on his feet?
Bumpy feet: I am not sure what do you mean by that. But, it should not be the reason to make his feet bumpy. ...Read more
What might be the source of the sudden appearance of a lump on my daughter's face located in front of her ear?
The parotid: Gland lives in that anatomic location, as well as lymph nodes. The size and speed of its arrival and change may help, but your family doctor can see and decided if a specialist in needed now or later. ...Read more
What kind of treatment should elderly woman use for a shrinkage on her both sides of the backbone and also a shrinkage on the bottom of her foots.
What would cause a bumpy red rash just on the outside of the elbows, and on one more than the other?
Can the raynaud symptoms happen on patches of skin on the arms, thighs, or the trunk? Or is it only on fingers, noses, and toes?
My newborn (1 week old) has a small line of bb-size bumps on the outside of both of her arms under her skin. What could this be?
Needs to be seen: It's very difficult to tell from your description without a picture, check with his pediatrician. ...Read more