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Red Spots On Child's Skin
Multiple or single?: Red blisters on baby's feet is never normal, and without a photo, it is hard to diagnose. Blisters can be caused by repeated friction, infection, burns and cold injury. Multiple small blisters on feet and hands can be caused by a viral infection such as enterovirus. I recommend that you get urgent evaluation. ...Read more
Son had tiny cluster of itchy bumps on face. it's better-ish but now the skin around it is turning white, not scaly/raised. He has 4 white spots. ????
See doctor: It is best for the child if you take him to the doctor for evaluation. You do not want the skin to scar especially on the face ...Read more
HFM disease: This time of year I would highly suspect hand-foot-mouth disease. This is a viral illness that is common during the summer months and can produce spots on hands and feet and sores in the mouth. Fever can accompany the rash as well. Some kids have the rash in all 3 places, others just one of the areas. Some have fever, some don't. Some act sick, some don't. Clears up on own in about a week. ...Read more
Red spots w/dry skin: On the hands, these most commonly would be eczema, psoriasis or fungal infection. Eczema and psoriasis are treated similarly however a fungal infection would get worse with eczema treatment. Please see your dermatologist for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
12 mos old boy has rash on and around his scrotum. Small red raised bumps and scrotum red. Anus is very irritated looking deep red around it please help?
Have him checked: Your description suggests perianal strep infection.Get a more detailed answer ›
Reply: Can be post streptococcal throat infection peeling of skin, can be post viral infection, local contact allergy to something that child plays with. Try to figure out by looking at his last few days. If no fever, is active and playful then observe with moisturizing. Also it could be related to swimming. Avoid the trigger. If no improvement over next few days see his doctor. ...Read more
A friend of mine has small itchy red bumps along with brown spots appearing on her skin and itches uncontrollably and it's not contagious.. Need help!
See a dermatologist: Must be seen for best chance of correct diagnosis & treatment. ...Read more
My 2 year old black son has bumps on his skin on his chest, belly, back, diaper area, and face. They don't appear to itch or hurt. Look like goosebump?
Need more info: Is he on any meds right now or prior to rash? Any fever prior? If he isn't itchy and it doesn't bother him, i suspect it is probably viral and will resolve in 24 to 48 hrs. Just monitor him and take him in if no resolution in 3 or 4 days or if his symptoms worsen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Whats the white spots/patches appears on babys face?It starts sorrounds her eyes now spreading on her cheek
BIRTH MARKS: Some kind of birth marks not cafe- au-lait ( dark discolorations). ...Read more
?white spots: White spots on the lips can be several different things. A baby can develop thrush in the mouth which looks like white patches that are located on the inner lips, inner cheek, roof of the mouth, or on the tongue. It often is painful for the baby to feed and if nursing the infection can transfer to the breast. You should schedule a visit with your baby's doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more
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