A baby has blotches of dry skin that is raised and does not get better with lotion kind like little bumps and slightly red. No fever and no itching?
Might be eczema. The baby's doctor can check to see if the rash is the common eczema. Eczema can be treated by increasing the moisture in the skin by using creams such as cerave or cetaphil. Hydrocortisone 1% cream is over-the-counter and can be used twice a day for 4-5 days. If the rash is better, the Hydrocortisone can then be used once a day for 2-4 days, and then stopped. Avoid soaps or over-washing the skin.
I noticed a small red cirlce "rash" on my right breast several months ago. A couple of days ago I noticed its seeming to get a little larger. No lumps or itching. It doesn't seem to have dry skin or bumps on it...it's very slightly raised...I mean the sl
?? Fungal/Ringworm. One look is worth 1000 words. A red circle rash certainly sounds like a fungal skin infection or ringworm(which is not any kind of worm at all, it's just called that). Most primary care doctors can tell this just by looking. if this is the case it is often treated with a topical antifungal medication. Read more...