This article presents 15 common skin rashes in children with photos of rashes. It will give you a sense of what common childhood skin rashes look like so you can learn what you may (or may not) be dealing with.
No matter how careful you are about using insect repellents, it is likely that your child will occasionally get a bug bite. Bug bites can be scary for parents because even a normal reaction can include:
Wound care. Taking care of the wound is an important part of treating cellulitis. Keeping it covered may help it heal faster. Your healthcare provider will let you know if you need to use special dressings or medicines to take care of your wound.
Common Skin Rashes in Children
Rest and elevation. You may need to keep the site of cellulitis elevated to help relieve the swelling and help your body heal.
Ringworm of the scalp and body (tinea corporis) are the most common types of ringworm in children.
Written by Jessica Brown, a health and science writer/editor based in Nanuet, New York. She has written for Prevention magazine, jnj.com, BCRF.org, and many other outlets.
What Do Bed Bug Bites Look Like and How Should You Treat Them
Even the scent of the room may suggest you have a severe bed bug infestation. The bugs communicate with each other by producing chemicals that have a musty, sweet odor.
Most of the time, insect bites are mild and can be treated at home. However, insect bites cause a break in your skin that can allow bacteria to enter. If you scratch an insect bite, you can transfer bacteria from under your nails or surrounding skin into the wound.
The measles rash lasts about one week before it begins to fade. As it fades, it turns a brownish color and starts peeling.
Bed bug bites look like warts
Atopic dermatitis is often called “the itch that rashes” because it begins with itchy skin. Scratching the itchy skin causes a rash to appear.
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Lip Licker’s Dermatitis
Hand, foot, and mouth disease usually starts with a fever and sore throat. Mouth sores develop within two to three days, and the rash appears shortly after that.
Symptoms look different depending on the body part that’s infected, but include:
What to Know About Cellulitis From an Insect Bite
Common skin rashes in children can be easily identifiable, such as those caused by diaper rash or an insect bite. Pictures of skin rashes can help you to recognize ringworm, measles, and more when you just aren’t sure or you haven’t seen a new rash pattern before.
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Often, a child’s skin rash can be treated at home. However, it’s still a good idea to have your child evaluated by a healthcare provider so you can be certain about the cause and what the diagnosis means.
Cellulitis can cause serious complications if left untreated. You should see your doctor immediately if you have cellulitis along with any of the following symptoms: