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What sort of disorder is a rash of reddened spots on a newborn?

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In brief: Erythema toxicum

Or urticaria neonatorum is a very common benign rash in the newborns.

In brief: Erythema toxicum

Or urticaria neonatorum is a very common benign rash in the newborns.
Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
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Dr. Edward Evans
Pediatrics - Neonatology
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In brief: Usually normal

Many infants develop rashes early in life.
These are almost all normal and go away without treatment. Rashes that might be more concerning are vesicular (fluid filled) or those that are accompanied by fever.

In brief: Usually normal

Many infants develop rashes early in life.
These are almost all normal and go away without treatment. Rashes that might be more concerning are vesicular (fluid filled) or those that are accompanied by fever.
Dr. Edward Evans
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