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Childhood-diseases

Question
Posted by: erika | 2004/01/19

Q.

skin rash on body baby 18 months

My baby get a white rash when he gets bath in water or when he get in contack with heat lay on me. They look like mosquito bites but much bigger and will go away after about 30 min. he only get the rash we the heat is applyed.

please can you help

Thank You
Erika

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Thsi type of "heat rash" is known, although I am not sure about the mechanism. The important thing is that it goes away on its own. If the rash persists or you want someone to evaluate it, the best advice would be to see a dermatologist about the condition.

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