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Small child, hard bump on leg, redness, itching, black crust. Causes for symptoms?

My son is 3 years old and occasionally gets a hard bump on this leg which is little red in color and very very itchy. I don t think it is a insect bite cause he would sometimes get these in the morning or at night. After few days it will develope a little black crust and will go away.His doc suspected Eczema but wante a second opinion.
Asked On : Sun, 9 Sep 2012
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I agree with your doctor. The history suggests It could be eczema. The child scraches it due to iching as a result it
becomes infected.This is called impetgo. That is why it forms scab. You should see your
doctor to have him treatment for eczema. Kindrst regards Dr. S.K.Mukherjee.
Answered: Thu, 20 Sep 2012
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