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Child has red area on buttocks and hip. Help

Hi, my son will be four in December & is a very healthy boy. I ve noticed a palm sized red area on his buttock on Sunday & now there s another red mark on his hip area also. He s not banged it or bumped it, there s no rash ,spots or broken skin. He s not been unwell recently & hasn t had any coughs or colds. I d really appreciate if you can help me please.
Asked On : Sat, 6 Oct 2012
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Is it flat or raised? Is it itching? Has there been increase in such red areas since 6th Oct? He needs to get checked over by a Pediatrician to rule out conditions like Henoch-Schonlein purpura or bruising.
Answered: Tue, 23 Oct 2012
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