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Child has rash on arms, spread to back. Concerned

My 9 month old daughter had a rash that began on her arms (crotch of the elbow ). It had a tannish center and was pinkish around it. Then it was a rash that resembled heat rash, diaper rash, or hives . The hives look has spread to her back (on one side) and now is over her whole back. Some is on the line of where her diaper is. But what has me concerned is the spot on her is now a purplish/brownish color.
Asked On : Sun, 14 Oct 2012
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good morning. by the symptoms u r explaining , the condition may be acute urticaria which in case needs medical attention or atopic dermamtitis. in either of the case for supportive treatment u can use alovera based gel or soap and an oral antiallergic like atarax drops around 0.5ml twice a day, avoid dairy products , sea food, egg , plantpollen . fruits like pineapple etc, the treatment suggested is only for supportive care for time being, kindly see a doctor for further care.
Answered: Tue, 16 Oct 2012
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