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White Patches On Child's Skin
Son had tiny cluster of itchy bumps on face. it's better-ish but now the skin around it is turning white, not scaly/raised. He has 4 white spots. ????
See doctor: It is best for the child if you take him to the doctor for evaluation. You do not want the skin to scar especially on the face ...Read more
A variety of infections caused by herpes simplex virus types 1 and 2. Type 1 infections are marked by the eruption of vesicles on lips or at the external nares; type 2 by such lesions on the genitalia. Both types often are dormant and reappear during febrile illnesses or even physiologic states such as menstruation. The viruses become latent and and may not ...Read more
My baby is 5 month she has a nevus despigmentus on her chest , also se is developing like white patches on her belly , skin descoloration not nevus?
See below: She needs to see her doctor for a thorough evaluation. Only then will she get the answers she deserves. ...Read more
?white spots: White spots on the lips can be several different things. A baby can develop thrush in the mouth which looks like white patches that are located on the inner lips, inner cheek, roof of the mouth, or on the tongue. It often is painful for the baby to feed and if nursing the infection can transfer to the breast. You should schedule a visit with your baby's doctor to have this evaluated. ...Read more
My son has small red circular rashes appearing on his body. Now im finding tgem on his scalp. They have a scabby top that flakes off. Is this fungal?
Not sure: It is so hard to make a diagnosis without looking at the scalp. You should talk with your doctor. ...Read more
Reply: Baby's skin is very sensitive. Especially face is exposed to many topical irritants like saliva, rubbing their faces on clothes while being held, face wipes. It's very common to have dry flaky skin on face in babies. Try to keep the face moisturized all the time, used damp washcloth to tap dry the face after feeds, use shoulder towel while carrying, see his dr. As needed. ...Read more
Red spots w/dry skin: On the hands, these most commonly would be eczema, psoriasis or fungal infection. Eczema and psoriasis are treated similarly however a fungal infection would get worse with eczema treatment. Please see your dermatologist for a more definitive diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
My 9 old month baby boy has some red spots (looks like ring worm like) on his penis, balls and on top of his private area skin. ?
Yeast perhaps?: The diaper area, being generally warm and sometimes moist, is an area that can develop yeast infections of the skin, even in boys. Ringworm, caused by a different fungus, could also affect this area. Unfortunately, these aren't the only 2 things that could cause what you describe. You could try an anti-fungal cream and see if it helps. If he's really uncomfortable, i'd seek medical attention. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Whats the white spots/patches appears on babys face?It starts sorrounds her eyes now spreading on her cheek
BIRTH MARKS: Some kind of birth marks not cafe- au-lait ( dark discolorations). ...Read more
Whats the white patches spreading on babys face?Theres on forehead, eyebrow and cheek, some patch is flaking.Is it an allergy to what?
Seborrheic dernatiti: It is very common in babies, see a dermatologist. ...Read more
My 2 year old black son has bumps on his skin on his chest, belly, back, diaper area, and face. They don't appear to itch or hurt. Look like goosebump?
Need more info: Is he on any meds right now or prior to rash? Any fever prior? If he isn't itchy and it doesn't bother him, i suspect it is probably viral and will resolve in 24 to 48 hrs. Just monitor him and take him in if no resolution in 3 or 4 days or if his symptoms worsen. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Hi what can cause patchy bald patches on scalp excessive tiredness and itchy patches on skin then bright white pigmentation on legs
Not sure they are: All connected but you should have a thorough derm eval ...Read more
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 your child something to get rid of the condition or relieve symptoms. ...Read more
What causes non itchy red scaly circular patches on arms, legs and back, but is not psoriasis ? Skin on circular patches usually hardens and falls off
Please see: Please see your dermatologist for evaluation and to discuss treatment options. It's not possible to tell because there are many diseases that look the same. ...Read more
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