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Common skin problems in children (I)

Skin problems in children: The skin of children is very sensitive. When in severe condition, it is exposed to great danger.

Skin changes in children and infants can be signs of illness, allergies, heat injuries or frostbite caused to them.

Although in many cases, these symptoms are not alarming, but you should note that you should not be your own doctor, and if you become serious, you should consult your doctor.

Ringworm

The cause of this disease is a fungus that causes redness and a rough rash in the site of the infection.

This is a contagious disease. It spreads and spreads through contact or common use of clothing in contact with the infection site.

Treatment method

Use antifungal cream at the site of the wound until the infection is resolved.

Fifth Disease

A very common skin disorder that is mild and resolves without treatment.

Begins with symptoms similar to flu symptoms. A bright red spot appears on the cheeks and then a red spot appears on the body.

Since the fifth disease agent is a virus, antibiotics do not play any role in its treatment.

Chickenpox

Today, due to global vaccination programs, there is less evidence of this common disorder in children.

It starts with fever, and then symptoms of colds appear and the seeds become more and more spread.

These seeds are prurious and usually combines blisters, stains and scaly wounds, and lasts a little more than a week.

Impetigo

Bacteria cause the disease.

The wound site is red and red in the beginning and may then be converted into a yellow skin.

Scars can appear throughout the body, but are mainly seen around the mouth and nose.

This skin condition is transmitted through contact and the itching of the wound site worsens.

Treatment method

An antibiotic ointment or oral antibiotic is treated.

Warts

A virus increases the growth of the skin.

Harmless and painless Easily transfers from person to person.

Most are seen on the hands and fingers.

Heat Rash (‘Prickly Heat’)

The blockage of the blood vessels leads to burning and creating small red or pink bouts in the head, neck and shoulders of the baby.

Parents get too hot for the baby, but it can happen to any child in very hot weather.

Reference:

WebMD

collected by :

Dr. Afsaneh Amin Ghafouri

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