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Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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Can babies get rashes after their fever?

Can babies get rashes after their fever?

Yes eg fifth dis: Certain viruses are associated with fv and mouth diseasefooter and rashes eg fifth disease , hand. ...Read more

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Baby rash on bumps wht to do to avoid rashes for babies?

Baby rash on bumps wht to do to avoid rashes for babies?

Rash in bumps: Use soap and water when cleaning diaper area. Dry with hair dryer and apply diaper cream with a xinc oxide base. ...Read more

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Red rashes welts appeared on my babies body 2 days after the hepb vaccine, what's wrong?

Red rashes welts appeared on my babies body 2 days after the hepb vaccine, what's wrong?

Reaction: Could be reaction to vaccine. I would take a picture and not get the next one. If the baby is not engaged in high risk behavior like IV drugs and sex then there is no real reason to get the hepatitis vaccine. ...Read more

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Is it possible for you to use plain yogurt to treat a babies rash?

Is it possible for you to use plain yogurt to treat a babies rash?

Not to my knowledge: I haven't heard of this treatment. If it's a diaper rash, you may need a prescribed medicine to clear it up. If the baby was born with a rash, it could be something benign (e.g., erythema toxicum - google it) or something serious, such as a herpes rash. The best thing to do is have the baby seen by his doctor for the proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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What is the cause of infant candida rash?

What is the cause of infant candida rash?

Candida: Candida rash usually occurs in moist areas (diaper area) -- prevention is key -- frequent diaper changes and thorough toweling after bath -- treatment is often through an antifungal cream. ...Read more

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What kind of rash do babies get if they are allergic to certain foods?

What kind of rash do babies get if they are allergic to certain foods?

Redness: They can have only itching or an eczema type rash where the skin is scaly and red. Use an elimination diet to determine what foods are the possible culprits. Allergenic foods include strawberries, egg, corn, seafood, wheat, peanut, citrus and even milk. ...Read more

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What could cause a facial rash on an infant?

What could cause a facial rash on an infant?

There are at least..: ...5 types of perfectly normal infant face rashes that do not require treatment, and a bunch that do - the answer to your question depends on which rash this is. ...Read more

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What does a dengue rash look like in babies?

What does a dengue rash look like in babies?

Scary!: Dengue rash have a petechia looking( one that does not blanch )...My last case of dengue fever was many a presidents ago... In third world countries with mosquitoes infestation! ! i would really be scared.. Please see your md as as soon as possible! ...Read more

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How can you prevent the babies from diaper rash?

How can you prevent the babies from diaper rash?

Meticulous hygiene.: Most baby diaper rashes are either irritative or infectious in nature. Urine & feces commonly irritate baby's skin triggering a diaper rash. Otc diaper creams are geared to seal the skin from these caustic exposures. Yeast & bacterial infections can produce diaper rashes as well. These are more complicated to diagnose & treat--requiring your doctor's help. Baby wipes can produce rashes as well. ...Read more

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Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more