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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
Yes: A rash from a strep infection can be itchy, especially when you have dry sensitive skin. You can develop a rash from a strep throat infection (scarlet fever), or from an actual strep infection on the skin (impetigo). The former is treated with oral antibiotics, while the latter is topical antibiotics. Consult with your doctor. ...Read more
Yes and no: The strep rash is what used to be the most prominent feature of scarlet fever. But the term is more of a historical one. There was a time (lest we forget) that we did not have antibiotics. Scarlet fever described a systemic strep illness that could last more than a week with high sustained fevers over 103 and the rash.Most would recover but some developed rheumatic fever afterward. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
A week ago Friday my 8 month old daughter was diag with strep and put on amox. for 10 days...7 days and 13 doses later I saw the rash. Took her back in and Dr. said was prob strep rash (which I learned was scarlet fever tho she never used that term.). Bab
Six year old daughter had a strep rash after antibotics went away now back on legs . Only this time dry and scaly hot to touch burny itch . Nos?
Possible recurrence: This could be a recurrence of the infection or something totally different.It would be wise to get in tomorrow and have an exam & retest ...Read more
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