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

What can be the cause of large red welps on the face of a 5 year old ?

My 5 year old has recently got 3 large red welps on her face. The older welps have gone down from the swelling , and it looks like a small cluster of scaps in the center of the spot. She just got another today, and it is large and red, no pus . She has no other symptoms. We live in a townhouse and no other member of the family has been bitten by any bugs. Why is this just on her face, and not on the body at all.
Asked On : Sun, 24 Jun 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  29
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Pediatrician 's  Response
thanks for your query
i can feel your concerns
your child seems to be bitten by some insect or's not necessary that older family members are also affected
usually allergic reactions are on whole body and bite by some bug is localized to area of bite.
i advise you to get your child examined by doctor to diagnose the problem
wishing your child good health
Answered: Tue, 11 Jun 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