Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Father | 2011/11/19

Q.

baby health

baby, 13.5 months, female, experiencing itching and scratching with resultant mild sores mostly on lower legs and also on foreead and stomach. What could be likely cause and what precautions to take immediately?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

The most likely cause is scabies which is an infection by a kind of mite. Please ask your GP or clinic nurse to see your baby and to advise treatment for her scabies.

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