Because childhood rashes may be difficult to differentiate by appearance alone, it is important to consider the entire clinical presentation to help make the appropriate diagnosis. Considerations include the appearance and location of the rash; the clinical course; and associated symptoms, such as pruritus or fever. A fever is likely to occur with roseola, erythema infectiosum fifth diseaseand scarlet fever.
A rash is a noticeable change in the texture or color of your skin. Your skin may become scaly, bumpy, itchy, or otherwise irritated. Read full article on contact dermatitis.
Skin that feels hot to the touch is when area of skin feels hotter than the skin elsewhere on the body. There are several reasons why your skin could be having one or both of these reactions. Read full article on infectious mononucleosis.
Back to Health A to Z. Many things can cause a rash in babies and children, and they're often nothing to worry about. Use the information on this page to get an idea of what to do about a rash.
Fifth disease is a viral illness that causes a rash exanthem. Fifth disease is also called erythema infectiosum. This is because the rash can cause a child's cheeks to become very red.
Many things can turn our faces red, including sunburn, acne, and hot flashes. Here are 10 less obvious reasons for seeing a red face when you look in the mirror. The face is a common place to get contact dermatitis.
Slapped cheek syndrome also called fifth disease or parvovirus B19 is a viral infection that's most common in children, although it can affect people of any age. It usually causes a bright red rash on the cheeks. Although the rash can look alarming, slapped cheek syndrome is normally a mild infection that clears up by itself in one to three weeks.