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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Hair and Nails
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User :   Hi. My 5 month-old baby girl has small red bumps on her inner thigh and its only one leg. Should I be concerned? It is no where else.
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   let me read ur query
User :   She has had it now for three days
Doctor :   is there any pain or discomfort
User :   No, there doesn't seem to be.
Doctor :   does she have any fever ?
User :   no
Doctor :   has she had this before ?
User :   no
Doctor :   in THAT case there is nothing to be worried about
Doctor :   they could just be skin follicles
User :   ok. Should I put anything on it? I have not been putting any lotion on that leg
Doctor :   due infection with skin bacteria
Doctor :   you can apply any topical antibiotic like soframycin on that
User :   is that over the counter?
Doctor :   yes
User :   thank you.
User :   how long should it last?
Doctor :   it will go away withn a 3-4 days
User :   ok.
User :   Is there anything else I should do? Or not do?
Doctor :   YOU CAN GIVE her some advil for children syrup
Doctor :   that will reduce the inflammation
User :   ok. thank you.
Doctor :   u r welcome
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