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16 months old having rash with pimples behind neck, back, chest, white heads, nasal congestion, green mucus. Causes and treatment?

my daughter is 16 months now and has a pimply rash on the back of her neck and between her shoulders, and a bit of it on the front of her its all red and pink with pimply white heads what kind of rash could this be? maybe a heat rash?.... she hasnt been feeling wel the last few days with a bad runny nose with greenish snot and shes been really cranky... probably just a cold?
Asked On : Wed, 27 Jun 2012
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your daughter is 16 month old having rashes of colour red and pink , I want to know size of rashes ... from where it started ?did your baby exposed to hot climate ?

pink or red colour pimple like rashes on neck, shoulder and front side are more going towards the diagnosis of heat rashes .
if u wear your baby tight cloth not loose and cotton one in this summer time in india these rashes may occur .

It can develop when the sweat ducts become blocked and swell and often leads to discomfort and itching. you should be careful for seconday bacterial infection. it usually go away with 3-4 days .

1. wear loose and cotton cloth . keep skin cool and dry.
2. maintain hydration . increase water consumption.
3. prevent from direct exposure to heat ..
4. for smoothening of skin you should apply calamine lotion . avoid other ointment .
. if it doesn't go away after 3 or 4 days, or if it appears to be getting worse, or if your child develops a fever, contact your doctor right away.

it would be helpful to you .
dr neha
Answered: Sun, 9 Jun 2013
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