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My baby has a red raised rash and dry skin on his back but no where else. We haven't changed detergents or bath wash. What could it be?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
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In brief: What did he lay on ?

If this is localized to an area so well defined, you would want to look into what surfaces he laid on within the preceding 12-18 hrs before the rash.
A baby will sweat some & may dissolve fabric softener, cleaning products or other agents were left in any concentration on a surface.Some babies will react to a wool blanket that way, etc.I can think of no illness or food item that would produce this.

In brief: What did he lay on ?

If this is localized to an area so well defined, you would want to look into what surfaces he laid on within the preceding 12-18 hrs before the rash.
A baby will sweat some & may dissolve fabric softener, cleaning products or other agents were left in any concentration on a surface.Some babies will react to a wool blanket that way, etc.I can think of no illness or food item that would produce this.
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