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

Infant with dotty rashes on face and neck, Worsen at night, bumpy when touched. Solution?

My daughter is eight months old, and for two weeks has had a dotty, splotchy rash on her face/head/ neck , localized to her eyebrows, hair line. It lightens throughout the day, and worsens at night it seems . No history of allergies other then penicillian in the family. The rash feels bumpy when touched, and doesnt blanch when pressed. Almost looks like an adult pimple , however I doubt it is as again, it worsens and lessens throughout the day. Thank you in advance
Asked On : Thu, 21 Feb 2013
Answers:  1 Views:  39
Report Abuse
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
,   ,  
Pediatrician, Neonatology 's  Response
strictly speaking very difficult to give opinion about rash without seeing it. the way you describe it may be miliaria rubra which is a common but not dangerous skin problem. u avoid talcum powders, apply caladryl lotion two times daily after it painful or not. if it is painful then it may be bacterial infection. in that case u may have to give antibiotics.
Answered: Fri, 1 Mar 2013
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