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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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My grandson had an intermittent fever and developed a sandpaper rash. Quick strep test and follow up lab test proved negative. The rash is finally fading out after weeks. He still is very pale especially around his mouth but is eating well and has n

My grandson  had an intermittent fever and developed a sandpaper rash.  Quick strep test and follow up lab test proved negative.  The rash is finally fading out after weeks.  He still is very pale especially around his mouth but is eating well and  has  n

Probably a virus: The important thing is that he is getting better. Many illnesses can cause rashes and since the quick strept was neg as well as the lab cuilture, he most likely had a virus wtih an exanthem. ...Read more

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My daughter has a rash on her chest. Sandpaper feel, itchy, with cough and chest congestion, no fever associated. Although vague, what could this be?

My daughter has a rash on her chest. Sandpaper feel, itchy, with cough and chest congestion, no fever associated. Although vague, what could this be?

Viral Exanthem: Most likely symptoms are related to viral illness but if she starts having a fever and sore throat then it could be scarlet fever related to Streptococcal infection. Finally the two symptoms could be unrelated with a common cold and dry winter skin or skin irritation from an agent contacting her skin. ...Read more

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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