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Red Bumps On Baby Head
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
At a month old baby developed 2 red bumps on head. Ped called them strawberry marks. 8 mos later still has the bumps. Dr says it's ok? Should I get 2nd
Maybe: Your pediatrician is likely right, but when it comes to your child's health there is nothing wrong with getting a second opinion. Sometimes we can benefit from getting things explained in a different way. ...Read more
Can baby acne spread to ears eyelids and head? Can erythema toxicum neonatum occur at 3-4 weeks and spread to those places as well? Red bumps and pus
Rash in newborn: ETN is not likely the cause (usually in first few days to 2 wks). Neonatal acne is common and generally starts around 3 weeks of age. Yes, neonatal acne can cover the areas mentioned. Another common rash to be considered is seborrheic dermatitis — this rash will typically have flaky patches as well. No treatment for acne, severe seborrhea may be tx with low dose steroid (ask your pediatrician) ...Read more
Yes: Newborns often have a red rash, which may be bumpy or even look like little pimples, called "erythema toxicum." sounds scary, but means nothing and will go away on its own. Heat rash can cause little red bumps. If you're not sure of the cause, have your doc take a look. (especially if they have any other symptoms.). ...Read more
My child (4) has 7 tiny red bumps on her face they started 3 days ago and slowly a few more each day there is none inside her mouth or anywhere else?
Have the doc see it.: Children get so many types of rashes and skin lesions. They can be due to allergies, illness, or any number of things. Think if there have been any new foods, soaps, shampoos, detergents, etc in her life. Best is to have her pediatrician check her out to make sure that it is not a rash associated with any other type of condition. Many times, a rash's origin cannot be traced. Hope this helps. ...Read more
Milia: These are usually white but can be irritated and red---should go away on their own. If they persist, please see an eye doc. ...Read more
What does it mean when a baby's skin breaks out in small red bumps all over? Kinda like an allergic reaction.
Infantile eczema: Allergies, rule out change in detergents or food consumption. Baby eczema (infant eczema or atopic dermatitis) appears in about 10% to15% of children. It shows up as patches of red skin. Skin is almost always itchy, dry, and rough. Dry skin, irritants, and allergens causes. Usually outgrow condition. Treatment with daily warm baths, not hot, no bubble baths, soaps, use moisturizer on skin after bath. ...Read more
Red bumps: It could be eczema, it could be something else too. If it concerns you, make an appointment with your babies doctor. ...Read more
My baby has red bumps all over face and body, they look like pimples. He is 8 weeks old. What could this be?
Newborn acne: Newborns develop baby acne around 2 weeks of age and it peaks around 6 weeks, usually gone by 12. If your baby is in this age group, it could be newborn acne. Your baby's pores are sensitive to changes in hormone levels(just like during the teen years) — so all those Estrogens they were exposed to during pregnancy are suddently gone — and boom — breakout!no treatment needed — be patient. ...Read more
My child has been breaking out in hives that turn into red bumps and itch for a week runny nose and fever?
Urticaria or hives: Can occur with allergies but often when a child has a mild infection, usually viral, and the hives often last more that a week and may have mild joint swelling or discomfort as well. If the fever lasts for more than 3 days, I recommend that he be evaluated by your doctor or urgent care doctor. Usually an antihistamine such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) or less sedating Zyrtec, given orally help the itching ...Read more
My daughter has red bumps all over her except her nose today I noticed three more on her chest, is this baby acne, eczema or heat rash?
My 1 month old son keeps getting red bumps all over his face chest and upper arms on and off. Could this be heat rash, or can he possibly be allergic to the baby wash I use for his bath?
Could be either: Hold this baby wash for now, usr something else, keep him dry as much you can, if the rash keeps coming see your baby's doctor ...Read more
Fever x2d sore throat, muscle aches, red bumps on face&few on palms&roof of mouth&tonsils, itching on arms and back w no bumps a child in house has HFMD
Exposed to HFMD: You could have this viral illness but not wise to diagnose yourself so please get examined ...Read more
I just bumped my head against somebody else's head. Now I have a bunch of red bumps. What can this be?
Petechia: This could be broken blood vessels from the trauma of the injury. ...Read more
Slightly red bumps underskin on face. Never had before comes up and goes away. No head on them. What is this?
Red bumps face?: Best to see a dermatologist in person for an examination and treatment... ...Read more
Balanitis: Balanitis is an inflammation of the glans penis (head). Posthiitis involes the foerskin. It is most often due to a fungus and is treated with topical antifungal creams. Ask you pharmacist. If no improvement, see a urologist. If painful or involving blisters that rupture, it could also be herpes! ...Read more
Have been bitten by something a few places on my head. Not sure what is they have left red bumps about 2cm across. Black in middle. What is it?
Wrong question: You assume you were "bitten". Did you capture something in the act? If you did you could identify it. You have sores on your scalp. Best see a dermatologist for diagnosis with treatment accordingly. Be sure of 1 thing: it has nothing to do with spiders. ...Read more
Had red bumps(they don't usually have a head) on my face that come off & on for the past few years. Is there anything I could do to make it go away?
Well 1st things 1st: Red bumps could describe at least 20 different common problems so without a picture and some additional detail about the bumps and events surrounding their appearance, I can't give you a useful answer. So this is what I suggest, if you have them now, take a picture and call HealthTap prime. Or see your primary care doctor. Then after you have a diagnosis, a treatment can be recommended. Be well! ...Read more
Infection: Infected hair follicles or the area surrounding the hairs can cause an inflammed tight sensation. If painful and extensive it requires oral antibiotics. Do not use occlusive hair products and disinfect or discard infected brushes and combs to prevent reinfection once cleared. ...Read more
No need to treat: "Pearly penile papules" are a normal finding in many men, especially if uncircumcised. Often referred to as "tyson's glands" although not glands. An occasional dermatologist might try to eridicate them with laser, under local anesthesia. But, this is entirely unnecessary. Bumps are not a sign of any disease and do not require any treatment. ...Read more
My boyfriend has red bumps on his head hat can be done to treat this?he thinks it maybe due to sunburn
I have a bump on the right side to the back of my head and it is giving me headaches this morning I woke up with red bumps on both my palms?
Be seen: It is unlikely the 2 are related but be checked. All the best. ...Read more
My boyfriend has been iching in between his inner thighs and now I've been having the same symptoms he does have tiny red bumps with no white heads????
? folliculitis: It sounds like folliculitis, a bacterial infection of the scalp similar to acne. If you look close you may see a pustule when they first break out. They are often itchy/tender and scratched at producing a small scab. They tend to come and go. There is no permanent cure, but i often treat flares with antibiotics. I would go see a dermatologist for a definitive diagnosis and treatment options. ...Read more
Doctor can evaluate: A couple of bumps or bruises on the head are either from an external cause, such as bug bites, pressure points such as with tight headgear or helmets, or bumping the head into something (but didn't realize it); or from an internal cause such as skin cysts, skin infections, or some other abnormal growth under the skin surface. A primary care doctor or a dermatologist can evaluate ...Read more
See urologist: Needss to see a urologist for evaluation, diagnosis, and possibly treatment if necessary. ...Read more