Error: This is required. Error: Not a valid value. Most children experience a rash at one time or another, and many disappear without treatment. Others may be accompanied by fever, itchiness and other symptoms. Here is a guide to some common rashes in kids. If you think your child might have meningitis rash , go to the nearest emergency department immediately.
Recurring Facial Erythema in an Infant
Is It Baby Acne, a Rash, or Something Else?
It's normal for babies to develop rashes from as early as a few days old. If your baby appears unwell, call your GP or GP out of hours service. It's important to be aware of the symptoms of meningitis , see section below. Also below is information on some of the most common rashes in babies. Most rashes are harmless and go away on their own. This guide may give you a better idea of the cause of the rash. But don't use it to diagnose your baby's condition.
Common childhood rashes
Box , Dubai, UAE. Causes of facial rashes and erythema in infants are many but rarely only happen during feeding times which are commonly and sometimes wrongly attributed to food allergy. There is a rare condition called Auriculotemporal nerve syndrome that is characterized by recurrent episodes of gustatory facial flushing and sweating along the cutaneous distribution of Auriculotemporal nerve: the so-called Frey syndrome. This condition is most frequently observed in adults usually after parotid surgery. It is rare in children and is mostly attributed to forceps assisted delivery.
NINA R. This is part I of a two-part article on newborn skin. Rashes are extremely common in newborns and can be a significant source of parental concern.