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Red blotchy rash appeared on cheeks, arms and legs. Required treatment?

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My daughter has a red blotchy rash on her cheeks arms and now today on her legs and behind it doesn't itch what can I do?
Posted Fri, 19 Apr 2013 in Skin Hair and Nails
Answered by Dr. Samik Basu 1 hour later
Hi ,
Thank you for your query.
Please do not panic.I understand your concern.
These maybe hive like lesions and may itch later.
If they are multiple and keep on appearing with slight swelling of the area they might be urticarial rashes.
Keep a close watch on your child.Apply calamine lotion on those areas.
If itching occurs then give a mild antiallergic syrup.
If you could attach a photograph I could answer your question with better accuracy.
Consult your doctor if the problem persists.
If you have any further queries you are free to consult me.
Hope this answers your query.
Wishing a speedy recovery.
Have a nice day.
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