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Dr. Alfredo Garcia
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What would be red little bumps on a child's face near the nose?

What would be red little bumps on a child's face near the nose?

Rash in face by nose: It's hard to tell without seeing the rash. Sending a photo may help. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Sonober Umair
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10 year old child scalp hurts when touched or brushed in certain area. Face turns red 30 mins. Small bump in scalp. Drs have no clue?

10 year old child scalp hurts when touched or brushed in certain area. Face turns red 30 mins. Small bump in scalp. Drs have no clue?

Needs work up : Could be fungal infection of the scalp, folliculitis, etc. Needs KOH prep of the scalp skin scraping from affected areas. Based on the diagnosis treatment can be advised, I am hoping he was seen by a dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Nguyen Nguyen
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My child has small bumps that come and go on her face, back, and legs.What is that called?May they be a cure for it?

My child has small bumps that come and go on her face, back, and legs.What is that called?May they be a cure for it?

See doctor: It may be eczema or heat rash, but there is no way to say accurately what it is without actually seeing it. Your child's pediatrician can diagnose it when he/she sees to bumps. ...Read more

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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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My child has a red rash with small white bumps for the second time this week. The only thing that coincides is recieving Camilia for teething, ideas?

My child has a red rash with small white bumps for the second time this week.  The only thing that coincides is recieving Camilia for teething, ideas?

Age of baby? : It's hard to say much about this without more history. How old is the baby? Does he have fever? How is he eating? Is his weight gain good? Does it seem to be an itchy rash? Does anyone else in the family have a similar rash? Any other contacts with illness? Any travel? The answers to these questions combined with visual exam can help diagnose. We may be able to help in a Prime Visit. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
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Dr. Adam King
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Whay if my child have a lot of small bumps on their body?

Whay if my child have a lot of small bumps on their body?

Could be Eczema: If the "small bumps" are the same color or slightly lighter as your child's skin and a little dry, then it could be eczema. Pilaris eczema (keratosis pilaris) is a common and benign form of eczema. Though like all forms of eczema, some kids get it worse than others. Consult with your primary care provider or a dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis and get treatment advice. ...Read more

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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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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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Dr. Pamela Paulhus
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My child (4) has 7 tiny red bumps on her face they started 3 days ago and slowly a few more each day there is none inside her mouth or anywhere else?

My child (4) has 7 tiny red bumps on her face they started 3 days ago and slowly a few more each day there is none inside her mouth or anywhere else?

Have the doc see it.: Children get so many types of rashes and skin lesions. They can be due to allergies, illness, or any number of things. Think if there have been any new foods, soaps, shampoos, detergents, etc in her life. Best is to have her pediatrician check her out to make sure that it is not a rash associated with any other type of condition. Many times, a rash's origin cannot be traced. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Dr. Danny Westmoreland
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What could the cause be for a 9 year old child to have little whitehead bumps on his face?

Milia: Milk bumps most likely. Avoid trying to open them. They will likely pass. While a resident, i was trained to "ask the grandmother" if you don't know the rash. There is a lot of truth here. ...Read more

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Dr. Janet Kail
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Small tiny clear bump between fing/toes. Clear fluid when popped. Single sometimes two. Itchy. No rash. Not red. Child has not got it (sleeps w me)?

Small tiny clear bump between fing/toes. Clear fluid when popped. Single sometimes two. Itchy. No rash. Not red. Child has not got it (sleeps w me)?

Fungus/poison ivy: Could be fungal infection, poison ivy or insect bite, or bacterial infection. Try topical antifungal gel or spray first. Also, use a little over the counter cortisone cream to see if helps itching. If does not help, see podiatrist or dermatologist. ...Read more

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Dr. James Ferguson
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Child got some sort of bug bite yesterday (small red raised bump) on cheek near eye and today it looks much more red & swollen than yesterday. Normal?

Child got some sort of bug bite yesterday (small red raised bump) on cheek near eye and today it looks much more red & swollen than yesterday. Normal?

Common issue: Bug bites anywhere around the eye can often trigger painless swelling and faint color change (pink). It may take a day or so to develop and take several days to go away. If the area becomes purplish, the bite oozes or the site becomes hot, have it seen. ...Read more

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