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What causes red welt like rashes and red blotchy spots on body of a child?

My 2 year old boy has red welt looking rash all over stomach and in various spots around body. There is also red blotchy spots in different places such as back and arms. Advice? Urgent? I figur it might be allergy to washing detergent or diapers, but rash is getting worse on stomach.
Thu, 9 Mar 2017
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Hello. I just read through your question..
It is most likely a reaction to something, as you say. Once this starts it could potentially take 1-2 weeks before it resolves. If the symptoms persist beyond that , I recommend consulting with your doctor.
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What causes red welt like rashes and red blotchy spots on body of a child?

Hello. I just read through your question.. It is most likely a reaction to something, as you say. Once this starts it could potentially take 1-2 weeks before it resolves. If the symptoms persist beyond that , I recommend consulting with your doctor.