Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Selina | 2010/01/14

Q.

Sores, more like insect bite marks

Hi Doc
My son(16 months) has insect like bites on his legs, first i thought it was mosquito bites bit they also developed on the bums on the outer nappy area,They are not itchy because he is not scratching them. Could it really be bites? I' m applying mylocot to them, haven' t seen the difference yet, they have been visible since sunday.

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This is usually an allergic reaction to insect bites and is called papular urticaria.Apply calamine lotion to the rash and make sure that your son is on a good multivitamin daily.

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