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Child has itchy, red rash on buttocks, spreading. Tried antibiotic cream and zinc ointment

My two year old toddler has developed an extremely itchy red rash on his buttocks . It seems to spread...coming out in clusters of raised bumps that look like insect bites and then blending as he scratches them and ending up scabbed over. I have tried antibiotic cream and zinc ointment and it seems to subdue the redness somewhat but not resolve the issue
Asked On : Sun, 16 Sep 2012
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I think he has a fungal infection. It is better to get him examined once to be sure.
Answered: Sun, 16 Sep 2012
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