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Son Has Rash All Over Body
Needs to be seen: Please take your child to the pediatrician, we cannot help you online, good luck ...Read more
Rash D/D: Depends on what else she has- fever, itching, redness, discharge, clear liquid. Viral infections can give a genralised rash but some like chicken pox are peculiar, contagious and need special care. Allergy can be another reason-contact- a new soap, clothing is usually the culprit, reaction to an antibiotic is also a possibility. Check the progression of the rash and seek guidance. ...Read more
Probably allergic: If itchy, probably allergic in origin. But sometimes related to infection. Check with your doctor. Could be a new food, detergent, soap etc. ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter has mosquito bite looking rashes all over her face and neck. She hasn't eaten anything different, and hasn't been itching it.
May be Allergy or: common viral illness. If she is up to date with immunizations, Measles is less possibility, but other viruses can cause rash. Make sure she drinks enough fluid. Avoid sunlight, can use OTC Benadryl (diphenhydramine) 1 teaspoonful twice daily. If fever, lethargy, headache or any worsening, seek medical advise soon. ...Read more
My 2 year old daughter has mosquito bite looking rashes all over her face and neck. She hasn't eaten anything different, and hasn't been itching it?
May not need anythin: The whole body rash implys a whole body issue.Possibly a simple entero(stomach)virus that ended in a painless flat pinpoint rash as it ended, or consumed a product that resulted in itchy bumps all over. A new shampoo or bath soap/detergent etc could be an issue. For major itching a cool bath or teaspoon of benedryl/25lb might be indicated short term.If no itching do nothing, it will fade on its own. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My niece has these very itchy and hot rashes all over her body, expecially on her face. Is it scarlett fever?
Maybe,maybe not: This would occur within 12 hours or so of an established infection with some strains of group A strep in one of several possible sites. The rash seldom appears without fever, and usually starts in the bathing trunk area and axilla.There is often a pale area around the mouth.Without an exam by a doc, this is all just speculation.Many other things cause rasher over the body. ...Read more
Maybe hives??: Hives are raised itchy bumps, splotches, or welts caused by histamine, a chemical released during an allergic reaction. Blocking histamine by taking oral anti-histamine will help prevent new hives from forming, and help current hives fade away. For young toddlers, Benadryl (diphenhydramine) liquid is often used. For kids over 2 years, oral zyrtec or Claritin can also be used. A doctor can look and give a diagnosis. ...Read more
My daughter has a blister like nappy rash that has spread to her buttocks and her face and has a light rash all over her body. they look like blisters?
Viral exanthum: Rashes associated with fever in children are often caused by viral infections. We call these 'exanthums'. These rashes are generally harmless and go away when the infection resolves. However, rashes associated with very high fevers, lethargy, rapid progression, vomiting or other concerning symptom require immediate evaluation. ...Read moreSee 4 more doctor answers
See a dermatologist: It is difficult to make a proper diagnosis since I am not there to see the condition. I recommend seeing a dermatologist so that they can make a proper diagnosis and give you something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
Toddler has rash that feels like goosebumps all over his body from face to feet. He has eczema but the rash doesn't itch. Skin feels leathery.
1year has come out in a rough rash all over his body. he has had a temperature, runny nose and diaarhoea?
Possibilities: Hard to say the exact cause of the rash. Many rashes overlap in appearance. A rough rash- possibly means a sandpaper- like rash as in scarlatinoform rash. However your child could have a rash due to a variety of viruses. Best to have your child examined by his/her doctor for a definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
My three moth old has a fine none raised rash over her entire body. No other noticeable symptoms ?
See your dermatologi: See dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. ...Read more
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