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Doctor insights on: Small Bumps On Baby Skin

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There are small red bumps all over my baby's skin. Will they go away on their own?

There are small red bumps all over my baby's skin. Will they go away on their own?

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

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What is the definition or description of: Benign baby skin bumps?

What is the definition or description of: Benign baby skin bumps?

Baby skin bumps: Benign baby skin bumps are elevations on the outer -most tissue of the baby's body which are not considered serious. ...Read more

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Could benign baby skin bumps be the cause of breathlessness?

Could benign baby skin bumps be the cause of breathlessness?

I doubt it: I seriously doubt it, but your breathlessness should be evaluated by your doctor. ...Read more

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8 month baby feel off bed not v high cried litte then is normal. Small bump on head subsidied on its own. Slept and got up normally morning. What do I do?

8 month baby feel off bed not v high cried litte then is normal. Small bump on head subsidied on its own. Slept and got up normally morning. What do I do?

Acting fine next day: If a child is acting differently, even after a mild injury, he should be seen by his primary doctor. Sometimes an E.R. visit is needed, depending on the symptoms. Head bumps in which there is low-impact on the head, little crying, no changes in behavior, and no headache after the first hour or two, usually don't cause internal injuries. A baby who acts normally the next day is almost always fine. ...Read more

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Should I be concerned if my child is 16 months old and has a head full of small puss fulled bumps what do I do?

Should I be concerned if my child is 16 months old and has a head full of small puss fulled bumps what do I do?

Have him seen: If they are really pus filled bumps tha can be infection and it would be best if you had him seen to see what he needs to improve. ...Read more

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My baby is 1 month and two weeks. I noticed she has a bump in the middle of her forehead, like a small hill. She hasn't any head injuries, what is it?

My baby is 1 month and two weeks. I noticed she has a bump in the middle of her forehead, like a small hill. She hasn't any head injuries, what is it?

May be suture: The main suture line for most kids forms a T with the ear to ear line in back of the forehead and the middle one from the soft spot along the center toward the back. Some have a prominent suture line from the front of the soft spot running down between the eyes. A ridge in the forehead like a boat keel can be a transient feature in some kids. Confirm this with your doc. They usually grow out of it. ...Read more

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I have a small red bump on my forearm that I popped and it scarred into a flat baby pink piece of skin. Now my other arm developed one. What is it & h?

I have a small red bump on my forearm that I popped and it scarred into a flat baby pink piece of skin. Now my other arm developed one. What is it & h?

Not sure: We're limited in this forum in trying to diagnose a problem with a limited amount of information. Use HealthTap Prime or talk to your doctor. HealthTap Prime will let you upload a picture of your arms that could help with a diagnosis. Also, risk factors (tick bites, exposure to sun / pests / etc) could be discussed. In any case, most of the time, you don't want to "pop" any blister intentionally. ...Read more

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Small non itchy skin colored bumps on 10 months old baby's body. Is it due to dryness or related to teething? No new food was introduced.

Small non itchy skin colored bumps on 10 months old baby's body. Is it due to dryness or related to teething? No new food was introduced.

Not to teething: I would recommend visiting your child's doctor to evaluate this. Teething should not cause a rash on a remote part of the body. ...Read more

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What does it mean when a baby's skin breaks out in small red bumps all over? Kinda like an allergic reaction.

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

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Baby boy has penile adhesion. Per doc, been pulling back and Vaseline. Now notice small skin bump/tag next to urethra. Normal anatomy? Or concern?

Baby boy has penile adhesion. Per doc, been pulling back and Vaseline. Now notice small skin bump/tag next to urethra. Normal anatomy? Or concern?

Due to traction: Skin bump next to the urethra could be normal. However I do recommend that you snap a picture of it and show it to either your physician or contact one of us and we can digitally review the image.
Likely from the traction you are applying, which is good. ...Read more

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I have a small bump on my head should I be worried?

I have a small bump on my head should I be worried?

Depends on DX: Depending on the diagnosis, the bump may be benign or need investigating (biopsy/removal). Relatively impossible to tell you over the computer. Best you get it looked at by a dr. Best wishes. ...Read more

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Small bump on top left side of head?

Small bump on top left side of head?

HEAD BUMP: How long have you had it? How small? Does it hurt? Does it itch? It might be a small cyst. See your primary care doctor. ...Read more

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I have small bumps on back of heels under skin what are they?

I have small bumps on back of heels under skin what are they?

Piezogenic papules: Nothing to worry about. Many people have them. They are called piezogenic papules and are small herniations of the heel fat pad. No treatment is necessary. ...Read more

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Why does my baby has tiny bumps in her head and what can I use for them so it can go away?

Why does my baby has tiny bumps in her head and what can I use for them so it can go away?

What kind of tiny...: ...Bumps?

There are at least 4 kinds of normal bumps (not needing any treatment) in newborns, and lots of other kinds - this sounds like a good question for your baby's doctor, next time you see the doctor for a routine visit. ...Read more