Childhood Diseases

Posted by: Mommy_M | 2009/06/11


Back Rash


My son will be 5 in September. He had eczema when he was 4 months old till about 10 onths. It only affected his cheeks. Since then he hasnt had any skin problems.

I have noticed that he is always sensitive to clothing labels on his t-shirts and I have always cut them off. Howvere, there are times that the part behind his lower neck and upper back gets a very tiny rash. there are plenty of red pimples and they are extreemely itchy. Over a few days the pimples just turn very dry and still quite itchy. I always dress him in cotton clothes and it happens in both Summer and Winter.

His health condtion is otherwise quite healthy. What can I do about this rash.


Expert's Reply



This sounds like a typical heat rash. Keep your son dressed in cotton clothing with all labels cut out as you are already doing. Do not overdress him.Apply a thin layer of aqueous cream to his chest and back if the rash appears.

The information provided does not constitute a diagnosis of your condition. You should consult a medical practitioner or other appropriate health care professional for a physical exmanication, diagnosis and formal advice. Health24 and the expert accept no responsibility or liability for any damage or personal harm you may suffer resulting from making use of this content.

Want to comment?

Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.
Thanks for commenting! Your comment will appear on the site shortly.