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Reason for recurring hives on infant's cheek - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
How can i help you?
User :   my baby is one years old and she has a hive on her cheek i think its from the cold weather my husband put a&d on it and it got bigger but it keep showing up on one side then it's gone then she will have it on the other side.
User :   It looks like a bug bite with red around it. It get small then big.
Doctor :   ok

Doctor :   Hi
User :   yes
Doctor :  
May i know the age of your child?
Doctor :  
I sorry,
User :   14 months
Doctor :  
since when is this happening?
Doctor :   The skin of the infants are very tender.

User :   yesterday the wether changed it was really cold and we took her out.
Doctor :  
The cause of this could have been the creams that you are using.
Doctor :  
The present condition will slowly regress.
User :   what kind of creams?
Doctor :  
Use specific preparations and oils that are specially designed for infant skin.
Doctor :   Are you there?
User :   20 minutes ago my husband put a&d on it.It was small like a bite and it got real big. But now it looks like it's fading.
Doctor :  
Doctor :  
That is what i meant.

Doctor :  
\The preparation thae your husband used on the skin of you child has caused this.
Doctor :   Hi
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