Baby Has Rash Under Armpit
Molluscum contagiosum is another viral infection that causes rashes in babies.
Baby has rash under armpit. Craziecreature posted 51010 ladies i feel like a useless mummy ive clearly not been cleaning lo underarms properly and they look so sore and red. By annie shuler february 18 2021. The cause may be infectious and you should have your child evaluated by a doctor. I cant believe i hadnt noticed it until now it must have been there for a few days to.
Contact dermatitis can appear under the arms as an itchy red rash. The rashes look like pink small bumps with indented centers. The rash will disappear after stopping the use of certain soap detergent cosmetics or perfumes that are causing the skin disturbance. I feel sick ive just noticed my baby girl has a rashsore in a skin fold under her armpit.
If a rash appears under your toddlers arm with no other symptoms it could be from contact dermatitis atopic eczema or even lyme disease. If your baby does develop thrush in their armpit their doctor may prescribe an antifungal to treat the area. They affect male female and children baby toddle or kids. If your baby develops a rash accompanied by a fever or following a fever its best to call your pediatrician.
Always consult your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment if a rash is present on your toddler. Some of the mechanical processes include rubbing surfaces especially folds. I must not have been drying under her arms well enough after a bath. Your doctor will be able to recommend medication that is safe for your baby.
A skin rash is usually treated with antifungal spray ointment or cream. Also the underarm rash may not look similar but they may vary from one person to another. Armpit rash can appear in different forms and color. A rash can appear as red pink grey yellow and brown depending on your skin color.
Molluscum contagiosum can occur anywhere on a babys body but it is most common on the head neck torso and armpits. Written by annie shuler february 18 2021. It is usually caused by skin contact with an irritant or allergen such as chemical substances or plants. But babies infants or toddler are more susceptible to any skin rash.