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Skin Rash in Kids. Red Spots on skin. Causes and Treatment

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Skin Rashes during childhood is common and most of them are harmless.

Skin rashes during childhood is common and most of them are harmless we will discuss common causes of rash for children 1. chickenpox is a viral infection commonly affects kids less than 10 years rash starts as itchy spots which turns into fluid-filled blisters rash can be on whole body common area of rasha face limbs chest and belly no specific treatment

Exists for chickenpox it will resolve itself prevention is vaccination 2. atopic dermatitis also known as eczema is a long-term allergic disease skin becomes itchy red dry and cracked common location of atopic eczema is the behind the knees or on the elbows neck eyes and ears atopic dermatitis is long-term condition which can have flare-ups and remission periods

3. erythema multiformy red patches occurs on my hands and feets later spread on the other part of the body many infection agents can cause erythema malta for me including viral herpes virus fungal infections bacteria like salmonella species erythema multiformi is usually self-limiting disease 4. hand foot and mouth disease hfmd is a common infection caused by a

Group of enteroviruses it typically begins with a fever and feeling generally unwell it causes mouth ulcers and spots and blisters on the palms of the hands and soles of the feet there is no specific treatment for the disease hand foot and mouth disease is contagious and spread easily 5. impetigo impetigo is a bacterial infection that involves the superficial

Skin the most common presentation is yellowish crusts on the face arms or legs less commonly there may be large blisters which affect the groin or armpits impetigo most commonly is caused by staphylococcus aureus or streptococcus pyogenes treatment is typically with antibiotic creams such as mupirocin or fusidic acid antibiotics by mouth such as cephalexin may

Be used if large areas are affected 6. measles measles is a highly infectious illness that most commonly affects young children the measles rashes red brown blotches measles rash usually starts on the head or upper neck and then spreads to the rest of the part of the body vaccination is prevention for measles measles usually recovered during 10 days 7. pityriasis

Rozier pituitiosis rozier is a common skin condition temporary rash of raised red scaly patches to develop on the body most common among young and young adults steroid creams and antihistamines can be used to help relieve the itchiness 8. prickly heat heat rash prickly heat is common among kids if they sweat more than usual for example when it’s hot and humid or

If they’re overdressed no specific treatment exist for prickly heat 9. ringworm ringworm is a highly infectious fungal skin infection that causes a ring-like red patch on the skin it can be inflamed or itchy the color of the lesion can be silver ringworm can usually be easily treated with antifungal medicines 10. psoriasis psoriasis is a chronic skin disease

That causes red flaky crusty patches of skin covered with silvery scales the severity of psoriasis can be greatly different topical corticosteroids are used for management psoriasis in many cases psoriasis is lifelong condition

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Skin Rash in Kids. Red Spots on skin. Causes and Treatment By Kote’s Medical Animations