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Rash on the buttock in an infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my 7 month old boy has bruising in his tailbone area. just suddenly is noticable. does not seem in pain because of it should i get this looked at
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   hi
Doctor :   I shall help you.
Doctor :   What is the color the bruise?
User :   blue with a red line coming from his bottom crack
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Can you describe the bruise? shape and size?
User :   it is like a mass about 5cm round not perfect shape though
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Are you using changing the diaper frequent?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
User :   normal changes though not excessive
Doctor :   Are they wet?
User :   yes
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you think it is diaper rash?
User :   not at all
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   When did you notice it for the first time?
User :   noticed it a week ago
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Did you apply a moisturizer and try?
Doctor :   Do you find the local area dry ?
User :   no the area is normal skin but the bruise is obvious and dark
Doctor :   Do you see white or red scales?
User :   no scales just a red line mark
Doctor :   Can you send a photograph?
Doctor :   you can send it to YYYY@YYYY
Doctor :   Is the appetite and stool normal?
User :   not equip to
Doctor :   Is the urine normal in quantity and color?
Doctor :   Please respond to my questions.
Doctor :   Is the appetite and stool normal?
Doctor :   Is the baby crying too frequently?
User :   everything is normal bowel appetite and urine
User :   dose cry at night a little
Doctor :   Did you try a moisturiser?
User :   but was before bruise
Doctor :   I need more time to answer your queries to the best of my ability
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