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Child having raised red lump near anus and redness all around. Worrisome

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My 33 month son has a raised red lump near anus and also redness all around. The lump seems to appear at random intervals. Every 3-7 days for last month or so.
Posted Thu, 8 Nov 2012 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Vineet Saggar 2 hours later

Thanks for the query.

I was able to view the picture. I feel this could be an allergic phenomenon or a perianal abscess if it is tender and associated with fever.

Watch out of diaper rash and change the diaper regularly. Also visit a pediatrician if the rash doesn't disappear or fever occurs.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you have other enquiries.

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