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Red Line Rash On Infant
Is heat rash on an infant normal on her eyelids and in patches only on her face? The rash seems so persistent, red, and inflamed.
3 mo old has rash all over stomach and back. Does not disturb infant. Is not red, just small bumps that cover back and stomach.
My 10months old baby been having rashes & redness ard his anus. Usually 3-1week recover. Comes and go easily.
Pruritus ani: We call this condition as pruritus ani. Commonest cause is intolerance to milk products. If you are using formula milk/ pasturized milk which we adults use from groceries, consult your paediatrician who will recommend the right formula, substituting a non lactose containing preparation. ...Read more
Atopic Dermatitis: What you are describing is probably atopic dematitis or "eczema". This is a dry sensitive skin type that can be affected by dry winter air. Simple measures include no soap, bathe every 2-3 days only, daily moisturizer like curel. In some cases, medications are necessary/helpful. Consult your pedi. ...Read more
My baby's been developing small welts and redness on his face, looking a little like rash. What causes it?
Infantile rash: This could be a number of things depending on the age of your child. Anything from erythema toxicum neonatorum to infantile acne are all potentially possible. I would recommend you have your pediatrician have a look first, and if your child is behaving like he/she is sick then sooner than later. ...Read more
Yes: The rash could be physical irritation from the carpet. It could also be a symptom of eczema or contact dermatitis. The first thing to do is apply some thick ointment to the rash and cover with long pants. If it is itchy, you could try some Hydrocortisone cream. If it is painful or oozing, this might require medical attention. ...Read more
Hello, My 2 month old baby has small pimply rashes /red rashes all over her body. How do I know if its eczema or erythrema toxicum?
Baby acne: Baby acne is a skin response to the hormones of pregnancy.It doesn't appear in the newborn that has been floating in fluid for months, but usually appears by 2 weeks in the dry environment of life peaks around 2 months and fades by 3 mo. It fades whether you do anything or not as the maternal hormones finally leave babies system. ...Read more
Red rashes on my three months old baby. And sometimes above her eyes on eyes lids.. It comes and go. I don't know what is the reason & what to do?
My baby has a red spot behind her neck that itches her alot, the edges get lil rashes. At times, what can this be?
Red rashes on the face and head only of 11 month old baby boy after sun exposure on the beach temporal temperature is 36.6 and very alert pls. Advise.
Sounds like sunburn: A baby gets sunburn very easily. Even on a cloudy day, it is possible to get a sunburn, because uv light penetrates through clouds. I would strongly recommend to keep babies in a shade, not directly expose to any sunlight. A baby gets sunstroke more easily than older children as well. ...Read more
How can I identify if my baby has heat rash or eczema? Her rashes are red and its flaky on her face, because of dryness her cheek has a small cut now.
Toddler with rashes that comes and goes. Is this serious? Rashes (red with small white bumps) all over the body (usually on baby's legs) and face that comes and goes, lasting for about 30 minutes or even less. Does not seem to bother my 1 year old but I n
You: You can see a small fine red rash after a MMR vaccine but the rash you describe has occurred too long after receiving the vaccine. No need to fear the MMR vaccine. The rash you describe sounds like hives. The next time it happens, take a picture of it to show your pediatrician. Phone cameras are great for documenting short lived rashes like this since odds are your child may not have it at the time of the doctor visit. ...Read more
My baby has red, itchy rashes only on her cheeks that comes and goes. Her doctor said It is caused by her saliva. Would it be eczema?
I have an itchy/redness scrotum for awhile now, it hasn't gone away with trying anti fungal creams, sprays, baby rash cream has not worked either.?
Leave it alone: Scrotal itching and rash isn't usually due to fungal infection, which is more likely to affect the the groin (e.g. Inner thighs) than the scrotum itself. Scrotal rashes are more often due to dry skin or excessive scratching. The best thing to do is to avoid over-washing, especially with soap and hot water, and avoid scratching. In other words: leave your balls alone, and they'll get better. ...Read more
1Yo5M baby having red spots rashes on body--front chest, abdo, ear left ear. Is not particular itchy--no scratch. Had fever for 4 days last week?
Rash: A picture may help? This is an infection called rosella where a rash breaks out in this location after 3-5 days of high fever. All the best. ...Read more
How common are yeast diaper rash? Ped said that the slight redness around baby annus with pimples could be yeast. He is on solids now and 9M old.
My baby has fever blister on tongue n redness of gums n 2 pimple lik rash on face with v poor appetite?
Hello. My 5months old baby has red rash behind both ears, it's not itchy. She also has miner rashes around the neck and legs but not red.
My daughter is almost 10 months and has a rash on her back. It looks like a heat rash, no redness. I meant to grab the hydrocortisone cream, but I applied the benadryl cream on accident. I immediately washed it off using baby wash and water.?
Sounds fine: Benadryl cream for a few minutes or more, on a 10-month old, should not have any noticeable effect. If such a baby has ill symptoms such as fussiness, fever, vomiting, diarrhea, or pain, she may have some other illness instead of just a heat rash. If worried, parents may contact their pediatrician for advice or an in-person exam. ...Read more
What causes a recurring swollen eye in an infant. No redness or discharge. Swelling usually goes down the same day and has happened 3 times in 4 weeks?
May be the tear duct: You do not mention what part of the eye. If it is close to the tear duct, sometimes in newborns and slightly older infants, a tear duct occlusion may cause local swelling to the area. ...Read more
Infant 13 months old taking reglan (metoclopramide) and Zantac for with redness in cheeks, seizures, developmental delay, tremors, are these side effects on them for?
Ask prescriber: Prolonged use of Reglan (metoclopramide) to speed up gastric emptying has risks. Mild side effects include dizziness, drowsiness, fatigue, headache hypertension and restlessness, dangerous side effete include decrease in white blood cells, heart arrhythmia, adrenal disorder, several neurologic syndromes. Some pediatricians have been trying Erythromycin as a agent to speed up gastric emptying. Zantac is widely used. ...Read more
My 2 week old infant girl has red swollen eye lid and redness under the eye w tiny acne looking bumps. I don't know what to do please help?
Take her to your doc: Don't fool around with your new born's eye. Take her to your pediatrician, or eye doctor. ...Read more
Eczema: Baby eczema (also called infant eczema or atopic dermatitis) appears in about 10% to15% of children. It shows up as patches of red, leathery, somewhat blistery-looking skin. The skin is almost always tender, itchy, dry, and rough. While it may appear just about anywhere on baby's body, eczema most often occurs on baby's cheeks, and at the joints of their arms and legs. ...Read more
Possible yeast: Babies commonly get diaper rashes, often due to irritation. However, a red bumpy diaper rash may be due to a yeast infection, also a common condition. As yeast likes areas which stay warm and moist, keep the diaper area as clean and dry as possible. You may want to try an over the counter anti-fungal cream such as lotrimin (clotrimazole) to see if that may help. See your doctor if it worsens or persists. ...Read more