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Is a rash on my baby’s abdomen serious?
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Dr. Ruben Nazario
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Get it checked
Most rashes on a baby's abdomen are benign, and are caused by common skin conditions, such as eczema, or by common viruses.
Signs that a rash may be more serious include if the rash looks like small purple spots or bruises, if the baby has a high fever with the rash, if your baby is lethargic or listless, or if the child has other symptoms, such as frequent vomiting, seizure, or a bulging fontanel.

In brief: Get it checked
Most rashes on a baby's abdomen are benign, and are caused by common skin conditions, such as eczema, or by common viruses.
Signs that a rash may be more serious include if the rash looks like small purple spots or bruises, if the baby has a high fever with the rash, if your baby is lethargic or listless, or if the child has other symptoms, such as frequent vomiting, seizure, or a bulging fontanel.
Dr. Ruben Nazario
Dr. Ruben Nazario
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Dr. Paul Trani
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Best to check it out
While most of the skin lesions we see in babies require little more than reassurance, there are a few that can be infectious or even dangerous.
It's best to let your medical provider take a glance at those spots.

In brief: Best to check it out
While most of the skin lesions we see in babies require little more than reassurance, there are a few that can be infectious or even dangerous.
It's best to let your medical provider take a glance at those spots.
Dr. Paul Trani
Dr. Paul Trani
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