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

Child has pimples on buttocks. Used lavender oil. Worsened by scratching

My 2.5 year old has been having bumps/ pimples on her buttocks for 3 weeks now, I have been treating them with lavender oil with success but they keep comiing back and lately she has been scratching them. After inspecting them this morning because she was scratching them incessantly, I noticed that they were on her outer vaginal labia too. they appear to be worsened by scratching or rubbing.
Asked On : Mon, 30 Jul 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  23
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
,   ,   ,  
Pediatrician, Surgery 's  Response
Thank you for your query
The pimples or rashes may be allergic in nature. Try changing whatever she wears as underpants. Avoid diapers for a while. Try applying some talc to reduce the itching. Consult a pediatrician. If it is a nappy rash then certain ointments are available in the market which may help her. If you don't use diapers try changing material of her lowers. Prefer cotton. It is least allergenic to the skin. But at times pyoderma may present like this. A pediatrician will tell you that. In that case your child may need a course of antibiotics. Hope that helps
God bless you
Answered: Thu, 14 Feb 2013
I find this answer helpful

1 Doctor agrees with this answer

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