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What causes rash,redness and itching under nose of 7month child?

my son is 7months old and has had a rash under his nose for about 3 weeks. It has been red and itchy now it is like scaly? What could it be. his pediatrician treated it for staph with septra and mupirocin then with gentimicin nothing helped it has gotten worse.
Tue, 31 Mar 2020
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Hi,

You may try miconazole cream, as it seems to me a fungal infection as there is an itchy symptoms, and that's why nothing helped before.

Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist
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What causes rash,redness and itching under nose of 7month child?

Hi, You may try miconazole cream, as it seems to me a fungal infection as there is an itchy symptoms, and that s why nothing helped before. Hope I have answered your question. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Salah Saad Shoman, Internal Medicine Specialist