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Small child, red burns on palms of hands, recurring condition. Causes and treatment?

My 3 year old has red almost like brns on the palms of her hands. She had the same thing over the summer and i thought it was because of some berries she smushed in her hands. And now they are back. They almost look like burs, but she hasn t touched anything that i know of. I have a doc app for this Friday, but I m a little worried and was wondering if you have heard of any such thing just appearing?
Asked On : Sun, 20 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician, Neonatology 's  Response
thanku for your query,
well i understand your concern,it can be allergic rash , contact dermatitis ,that is caused when adverse reaction occurs when something touches the skin of palm like soap,detergent,fragnance,extreme cold or extreme heat can also cause palm rash.
The treatment for this is avoidance of allergan,apply some skin soothening agent like caladryl lotion ,twice or thrice per day. watch for any spread of this rash .
I hope your query is answered
god bless
Dr Aarti
Answered: Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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Pediatrician Dr. Synthyia Bhagat's  Response
Thanks for your query.
Rashes on hand could be because of dermatitis.any infection.
I suggest you to observe what aggravates his condition like cold.any detergent.or any other thing try to avoid it.
Apply calamine lotion 3 to 4 times a day.
I advise you to take pediatric consultation to evaluate it.

Wishing your child good health.
God bless
Answered: Mon, 21 Jan 2013
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