Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
200 Doctors are Online

4 year old child, red itchy welt on thigh, rashes on skin, s-shaped track on arm. Causes and treatment?

my 4 yr old just woke up with a large (2 x 2 ) red itchy raised welt on her thigh. On closer inspection, I found a track going up the front of her thigh and back down the back of itch like something burrowed under her skin. THere is also an S shaped track on her arm about an inch or two long. What could it be and how would we treat it?
Asked On : Thu, 21 Jun 2012
Answers:  1 Views:  428
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
General & Family Physician 's  Response

The description seems to be bug bite or insect crawl.

We generally advice to give calamine application and some antihistamine tablet to help the itch.

Just wait and watch, if you child runs fever or the rash progresses to form pus or infect.
Answered: Thu, 21 Jun 2012
I find this answer helpful
Disclaimer: These answers are for your information only and not intended to replace your relationship with your treating physician.
This is a short, free answer. For a more detailed, immediate answer, try our premium service [Sample answer]


Loading Online Doctors....
© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor