What is that red spot on your baby's face? You may find the answer here. From diaper rash and cradle cap to eczema and baby acne, here are some of the most common children's rashes and skin problems. (This slideshow includes graphic images.)
A newborn's skin is prone to rashes of all sorts. Fortunately, most of these rashes are harmless and go away on their own. New rashes may appear in babies after a few days, weeks, or even months ...
Several different skin conditions, like baby acne or rash, are common in babies. Find out how to identify the skin condition and learn about home treatments. Eczema and heat rash are just some of ...
In babies, most facial rashes are harmless and tend to clear up without treatment. Causes can include eczema, acne, and infection. Sometimes, however, a rash on a baby's face can indicate a more ...
To prevent fungal baby rash, keep the skin clean and dry. Cradle cap. Essentially dandruff for babies, cradle cap is relatively common and typically caused by yeast. This type of baby rash usually shows up in the first month of life but can occur any time, Crosby says.
Rashes develop when the skin is irritated by allergic reactions to bacteria, viruses, foods, metals, and other factors. Read about the most common causes of different rashes in children.
It is the most common cause of skin rashes. Touching the baby’s face with dirty hands, kissing the cheeks of a baby too much can trigger redness and itchiness on the face which seems awkward. Make cleanliness your religion if you want to avoid itchy skin of your toddler. Pet and Plant Allergies
Heat Rash. When your baby gets overheated, he may develop a red or clear rash on the face. Heat rash on the baby face can be preventable by keeping your baby dressed in cotton clothes and sponging with cold water and staying in the shade helps. Milk Rash. Milk rash is an allergic reaction to milk proteins.
Scabies is caused by tiny mites that burrow into the skin. Ask your pharmacist for a cream or lotion to treat scabies. Everyone in the household needs to be treated at the same time – even if they don't have symptoms. You should take your baby to a GP for advice if they are under 2 months old. Rash without fever or itching White spots in babies
You might expect your baby's skin to be flawless, but baby rashes and other skin conditions — such as cradle cap — are common. Cradle cap appears as thick, yellow, crusty or greasy patches on a baby's scalp. Cradle cap is most common in newborns and usually clears up on its own within several months.