Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
123 Doctors are Online

11 month old born with raised hard bumpy spots on the body. Is it a skin disorder?

At my day care center I observed an 11 month old boy with a 1 x 1/2 inch weal on the back of his neck . It was raised with a bumpy texture, light in color and was surrounded by a reddened area. It was firm to the touch and did not seem to cause the child any pain. I also saw similar flattened spots elsewhere on the childs body, some pale and other slightly darker than skin color. I was told by another daycare provider that he had a skin disorder he was born with. What are the most likely candidates?
Asked On : Mon, 7 Jan 2013
Answers:  2 Views:  30
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Pediatrician 's  Response
Feb 2013
As per your description it is looking like urticarial rash and can be treated easily with oral antihistamine drops and external calamine applications. Tell his parents to consult Pediatrician or Dermatologist for examination of skin leisons and for specific treatment.
Answered: Mon, 7 Jan 2013
I find this answer helpful
Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
I appreciate your concern.
you have not mentioned is there any fever or any other symptom,rash could be because of some allergy,any viral infection,because of insect bite,or intake of some food,
i suggest you to apply calamine lotion 3 to 4 times over red area,tell parents to observe child any in case baby does not improve take her to pediatrician.she should also be kept at home till rashes subside.
god bless.
Answered: Mon, 7 Jan 2013
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor