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Red bumps on skin. Is it lyme disease? Have rashes. Look for other symptoms?

For about 6 days now, my 16 month old baby has about 6 red bumps in stomach, legs and foot . They started as red bumps and have developed a ring around them. The one on the stomach has a oval shape and is about 2 inches long. It has been growing fo 5 days . The other ones are round and smaller than a quarter. In the center there was a pimple but now looks like there is a bite mark. I am extremely concerned it could be lyme disease . I went to ER and they took a test but I am still waiting for resutls. I asked for antibiotics to be on safe side. Other than the rash he has no other symptons. Forgot to mention, he also has a rash on his stomach which consists of smaller red pimples and has had for 2 weeks now and followed a cold. Any advice?
Asked On : Mon, 17 Sep 2012
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Hi red bumps over the chest and abdomen after about of cold with one large patch followed by several small patches can be pityriasis rosaesa.not the lyme disease.but small pimples can be bite is a viral infection caused by picorna virus.the first patch is mother patch others are herald patches.use if atarax 25 mg at night.althrocin 500 mg twice daily for one week .application of calamine lotion in night and flutivate ointment in morning
Answered: Tue, 17 Sep 2013
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