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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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What does sand flea rash look like?

What does sand flea rash look like?

Sand Fleas: The sand flea jumps in the air and often causes a cluster of painful/ itchy lesions w hives on ankles (about 10 inches above the ground). ...Read more

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How long will an allergic reaction to duac last. The red sand paper like rash is on my face. I am using a 0.5% hydrocortisone cream. Thank you?

How long will an allergic reaction to duac last. The red sand paper like rash is on my face. I am using a 0.5% hydrocortisone cream. Thank you?

Duac Side Effects: Stop using this medicine and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects: severe redness, burning, stinging, or peeling of treated skin areas; or diarrhea that is watery or bloody less serious side effects may include: mild burning or stinging itching or tingly feeling dryness or peeling of treated skin; or redness or other irritation most rashes last 10-14 days with rx. ...Read more

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I have a 1 year old has rash from wet sand.. How do I remove this once and for all?

I have a 1 year old has rash from wet sand.. How do I remove this once and for all?

Rash: Soak the baby in the tub with wam water, dry well and apply desitin (zinc oxide diaper cream) or another perfume free emollient. Leave the baby's bottom open to the air for as long as possible without a diaper. Repeat daily. ...Read more

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What can I put on a rash caused by sand and salt water on my four year old?

What can I put on a rash caused by sand and salt water on my four year old?

Hydrocortisone 1% cr: Hydrocortisone 1% cream, used twice a day for 4-5 days, is helpful for minor rashes that itch and irritate. This includes rashes from bug bites, from playing on rough grass, from rough carpeting, etc... If a rash doesn't improve quickly, seems to be spreading, or looks infected (with pus, oozing, skin pain, etc...), a primary care doctor needs to examine the rash. ...Read more

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Fever, headache, rash skin feels like sand paper in adult what is it?

Fever, headache, rash skin feels like sand paper in adult what is it?

Scarlet fever: Sounds like scarlet fever. It is a reaction to stre pinfection. See your doctor since the strep needs to be treated. ...Read more

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A skin rash that feels like sand paper on my 3 yr old daughter and has no distinct color.?

A skin rash that feels like sand paper on my 3 yr old daughter and has no distinct color.?

Many possibilities: If the child has fever & this started around the genitals & armpits it could be the rash of strep. If home bound in a poorly humidified space it could be dry skin.If you are using a new bath soap or shampoo, this could be a minor reaction. You can probably just monitor the issue unless there is a fever, then i would have her seen soon. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more