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5 year old child, body rashes on face, buttocks. On cetrizine, atarax syrup. Treatment?

Hi. I am from India seeking a clarification regarding some rashes (like an ant bite) appeared on my child s body. My son is now 5 years 9 months. His problem is he is having some rashes on his face as well as on his buttocks . It is seen during the night and will disappear when he is getting up from the bed. There is no itching.We have given cetrizine and atarax syrup . Compared to the initial days, now it is less , but I would like to know any specific reason fo this. regards
Asked On : Fri, 27 Apr 2012
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Hi welcome to HCMForum. the rash appears to be due to allergy. the allergen may be the items he is using only in the night like blanket pillow powder etc.
it can also be caused by worms in the intestines. deworming is also important though worms are not present.
i advise you to consult a pediatrician for exact cause
Answered: Fri, 27 Apr 2012
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