Skin Rashes

A change in the color or texture of the skin is called a skin rash, which commonly results from skin inflammation. Some conditions that cause skin rashes are impetigo, rosacea, dermatitis, eczema, psoriasis, systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE), cellulitis, etc.

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Why did my baby suddenly develop red patches on the skin?

Query: Hi doctor, There are sudden red patches on the skin of my 5 months old baby. He had mild fever the previous day and loose motions before that. There is no other noticeable symptom. Crocin and Atarax drops have been given. Same thing happened two days ago and the almost entire upper body had turned r...  Read Full »


Dr. Sirisha

Paediatrician

Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq.com. The problem seems to be like either a viral infection or allergy. If fever has subsided, then mostly it is an allergy. If fever is still persistent, then it is infection related rash. You can continue Crocin (Paracetamol) for fever and Atarax (Hydroxyzine) for rash. Al...  Read Full »

What could be the small, red itchy bumps on the body of a 2-year-old baby?

Query: Hello doctor, My 2-year-old baby developed small red pimple like bumps on her body about three weeks ago. The bumps were not itchy and were just on her stomach, back and limbs. We initially thought it was eczema, as we already know she suffers from this or measles, but she is up to date with her va...  Read Full »


Dr. Sirisha

Paediatrician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your description gives me two possibilities, one is skin infection which we term as pyoderma, which has a severity range of being mild to very severe. An antibiotic like Augmentin (Amoxycillin and Clavulanic acid), Mupirocin would definitely help. She also has an itc...  Read Full »

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