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16 mo. Old got rash around mouth from a yogurt parfait w/nuts in it. Any way to tell if her skin was irritated (from being a mess) or an allergy?

16 mo. Old got rash around mouth from a yogurt parfait w/nuts in it.  Any way to tell if her skin was irritated (from being a mess) or an allergy?

Tricky situation: While this could be an allergy, more likely it is irritation. Once the rash has resolved, consider using a barrier cream on the face (vaseline or even diaper cream). This should protect from irritation. Try the yogurt again. If it happens again, see our doctor. If you see lip swelling or problems breathing, call 911. ...Read more

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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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How can skin rashes be treated?

How can skin rashes be treated?

Depends on the cause: There are many types and causes of skin rashes that could cause itching. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Insect bites can also be the cause of a rash on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What to do about the rashes on my skin?

What to do about the rashes on my skin?

If they are : bothersome to you - have them checked by your physician or a dermatologist. ...Read more

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I have multiple skin rashes, what to do?

I have multiple skin rashes, what to do?

See Your Doctor: Rashes can be caused by many things, meaning that there is not a single treatment. If you have rashes which persists or bother you, see your doctor. ...Read more

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What is the best thing to do for skin rashes?

Depends: The treatment or best thing to do is entirely dependent on the rash type. Different rashes are caused by different processes and therefore have different treatments. ...Read more

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I need some tips to remove the rashes of my skin..?

I need some tips to remove the rashes of my skin..?

Find the cause: "removing" a rash is aided greatly by knowing just what was the cause. This can be a challenge so seeing a dermatologist will be your best option. ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what's more likely to cause skin rashes?

I'm curious as to what's more likely to cause skin rashes?

Many things: "rash" is a generic term for a red or discolored area of the skin that can be due to viral, bacterial, or fungal infection, or to other, non-infectious causes. A more specific answer can be given by your doctor after they see the rash and take a medical history from you. ...Read more

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How can one turn unsightly rashes back into clear, smooth skin?

How can  one turn unsightly rashes back into clear, smooth skin?

Rashes: You go to your dermatologist to have the cause of the rash diagnosed and appropriately treated. ...Read more

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Why could my skin itch even though I don't see any rashes or bite marks?

Why could my skin itch even though I don't see any rashes or bite marks?

Itch: There are many causes of itch without a rash. Systemic causes include kidney failure, liver failure causing elevated levels of bile, blood disorders such as leukemia, lymphoma and iron deficiency. Thyroid disorders and diabetes also can cause itching. The most common cause however is dry skin and using a good moisturizing cream such as cetaphil or cerave and anti itch lotion like sarna can help. ...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