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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: Sonia | 2007/02/19

Q.

Pimple like rash

Hi Paed,

Please help me,my 7 month son has red pimples like rash in his body and though he ain't scrathing it it looks sore.Could u please advise as to what can i use to treat these pimples and he has also developed trush in his mouth.I have tried using glycerin to no avail as it cleans the tongue for a bit then after he has drank his formula its all white again.

Thank you

Sonia

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

I am not sure what this rash can be from your description. His thrush will respond to treatment with Nystatin Oral Solution 1ml in his mouth 4 times a day for 5 days. Also give him probiotic drops for about 10 days. Ask your pharmacist about both treatments.

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