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What is this red pimple with white tip outside my 6 month old babies anus ?

Hye i have a 6 months old baby old i saw little red pimples with white tip on the outside of his anus an they are increasing what causes this ?and what is it?
Asked On : Mon, 18 Apr 2011
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Hi Welcome to Health Care Magic......
From what you describe they seem like they are pustules i.e collection of pus.
Causes can be many - precautions to be taken are 1)Keep that area dry 2) Remove the diapers immediately after they get soiled. 3) Clean with mild pressure dont apply too much pressure as baby's skin is too fragile.
Consult a pediatrician and get treatment with an antibiotic.
Answered: Sat, 21 May 2011
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