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What do multiple red bumps on the skin indicate?

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Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney

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Posted on Fri, 3 Mar 2017 in Skin Hair and Nails
Question: our grandson has bumbs on the skin some are small and a few are a little larger with red tips. he was recently being treated for scabbies but it did dot respond to treatments and the bumps are all over his body rather uniformly.
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Brief Answer:
Upload pictures

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Thanks for being at healthcaremagic
I would recommend you to upload the photographs of the affected areas so that I can have a clearer picture of the condition and can guide you accordingly.
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Dr Asmeet
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Was I able to send pictures?
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Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Either insect bite hypersensitivity reaction or eczematous rash

Detailed Answer:
I have reviewed the attached photographs though they are not very clear.
It seems to be either insect bite hypersensitivity reaction or eczematous rash.
If I was his treating doctor I would recommend you to apply cortisone cream on the affected areas twice daily and take antihistaminic like syrup Cetrizine 1 mg per kgbody weight per day for 10-14 days.
This should resolve it.

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