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Dotty red rash appeared on 8 month old baby's arm. Any cure?

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A dotty red rash has just appeared on my 8mth old baby girl's arm. Approx 12 spots the size of pin head not perfetly round and no-where else.
Posted Fri, 9 Nov 2012 in Skin Rash
Answered by Dr. Uma Rajah Ananth 7 hours later
Welcome to health care magic! I have seen the uploaded images.
As there is no fever it is not likely to be from viral infection.
It is more likely to be some insect bite allergy.
Do you have mosquitoes in your place?
Does she scratch?
If it is itchy, you can give some anti histamine syrup.
Otherwise just wait and watch.
All the best.
Regards Dr Uma
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