Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: mom | 2011/03/10

Q.

advice please

Hi, I have a 18month old boy, he developed a blister on his chin last week and now is leacking fluid and leading to formation of red/brown crust. yesterday when i checked him there was another small one coming. should i take him to a paedetrician or demartologist? thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This sounds like a skin infection called impetigo. You can take your son to see his paediatrician.

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