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Insect bite rashes on 7 yr old - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   hi my son he is 7 years old last few days i saw few spot on his stomach and waste, i took him to the doctor she transfer us to dermotolgy but the dermotolgy said might be bedbugs , we in the house dont suffer from these symptom . the problem these spot they faint and then next day another come up
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   Does he complain of itching/burning sensation on those spots?
User :   no not at all
Doctor :   Insect bite rashes are usually asymptomatic, small rashes which usually appear in the day after waking up from sleep.
Doctor :   they usually settle down in a few days.
Doctor :   Since, I cannot examine those spots online, I cannot pinpoint the exact cause for those spots.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   they look like mosquitos bite red
User :   but not itching
Doctor :   The rashes produced by bed bugs and mosquito bites are similar.
Doctor :   They are all referred to as insect bite rashes.
Doctor :   You do not need any specific treatment for these conditions.
Doctor :   Take preventive measures to prevent mosquitoes.
User :   why we r not been bite like him although
Doctor :   The intensity of the rashes are much more in young infants when compared to normal adults.
Doctor :   Hence most adults do not get these rashes.
Doctor :   However there are few adults who can get these rashes too.
User :   so its wise to bring a company to spray the house against different bugs
Doctor :   What I mean is that insect bite rashes are common in young when compared to adults.
Doctor :   You need take measures to prevent mosquitoes.
User :   so its nothing serious
Doctor :   2. You can spray those insecticides.
Doctor :   3. Keep changing the bed sheets and the mattress regularly
Doctor :   $. Washing the mattress and the sheets regularly are the few preventive measures, you need to adopt.
User :   do you recommend any cream to put on them just protect his body or get rid of them
Doctor :   Lastly insect bites marks/rahes are not serious.
Doctor :   But you need to adopt these measures to prevent them.
User :   i did old wht you mentioned few days ago
User :   and bed sheet every day changed
Doctor :   There are few body creams that are useful as body repellants.
Doctor :   You can use them, but make sure you check the sensitivity of your and your child
User :   ok thanks for your help
Doctor :   skin's sensitivity before you use them
Doctor :   Do you have any other query?
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