What a magical, germ-strewn adventure we are all on.
Because rash-causing illnesses are omnipresent, we created an illustrated guide to five common ones that occur in young children. If you’re concerned that your child has one of these maladies (or any unexplained rash for that matter), give your pediatrician a call. And always remember to thoroughly wash hands to prevent the spread of, well, most things.
Yep, there is an app for all things skin conditions. It’s like a dermatological dream! Except I learned early on that my littles don’t have the same fascination about all things medical, especially gross skin medical stuff, that I do. Don’t get me wrong, they love to tell me about all their various bug bites, blisters, rashes, and random marks, but they just don’t want to see it and talk about it UP CLOSE.
Chickenpox, measles, meningitis or heat rash? Our real-life photos and expert advice will help you identify the most common toddler rashes and spots and guide you on what to do next.
Many viral illnesses can cause rashes; in particular the viruses that are most common in the summertime. Viral rashes usually consist of small red bumps scattered over the body. Typically, they are not itchy and do not bother the child.
Some rashes are benign and will go away on their own, while others may be indicative of a more serious underlying condition. It is important to be familiar with the different types of rashes that can affect children, as well as their possible causes, so that you can seek appropriate urgent medical care if necessary.
From simple heat rash to eczema, if you’re a parent, you’ve likely seen your fair share of kid skin rashes. Some may be easy to diagnosis, while others leave you searching for answers on the Internet.
Your child comes home from school covered in little red dots. Is it chicken pox? Heat rash? Is it contagious?
Common questions asked about normal skin rashes in newborns...
Many things can cause a rash in babies and children, and they're often nothing to worry about.
This guideline covers the assessment and management of common rashes seen in children,
designed for use in inpatients and in ED.
Because many illnesses cause rashes, we put together a list of eight of the most common ones that occur in children, signs and symptoms that should prompt a visit to your child’s doctor or the ER, and an illustrative guide to keep on hand for quick reference.
So, when might you need to worry? Gellner says to act immediately if your child has something that looks like purplish paint on their legs
This video/podcast presents an approach to the diagnosis and management of viral rashes in children.
An illustrated guide to your child’s mysterious skin afflictions.
Sunny days and starlit evenings spent playing, splashing, and exploring can leave kids with more than warm summertime memories. Balmy weather also can lead to itchy, irritated skin.