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Light spots on my 8yr old DD's face? Psoriasis related?

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TimeForLunch Fri 15-Feb-13 16:37:51

Hi, my dd(6) has something that sounds very similar. I first noticed it maybe 3 or 4 months ago. A few slightly raised, small, red spots on her cheek, all quite close together.

I mentioned it when we were at the doctor's for something else once the spots had been there for a couple of months and the doctor wasn't much help really, said she didn't know what it was but it didn't look like anything that needed treatment.

I have noticed recently that they do seem to be fading now though. We didn't treat them in any way other than cleansing her face at night with my cream cleanser whereas previously we had just used water so I don't know if that has helped.

harryhausen Fri 15-Feb-13 09:10:31

Sorry, the post seems to have repeated and cut off a sentence at the end. Please ignore. My phone must be having a bad mmorning

harryhausen Fri 15-Feb-13 09:07:05

My dd has had some small red spots on her face these past few weeks. There's only about 5. Very small, but red and they don't develop a 'head'. The first one that appeared has still not disappeared.

Now I'm extremely over cautious with her skin. When she was 6, she developed chronic guttate psoriasis. She was in agony for over 8 months before we finally got uv light treatment at the hospital for 12 weeks. This really helped her. However she still suffers with scalp psoriasis, and we have to moisturise and treat a few random psoriasis spots twice daily - it's nothing to how it was before so I'm fairly happy.

These small spots are not like psoriasis spots, and she never had any on her face before anyway.

Could these spots just be a reaction to the cold, windy weather as she has sensitive skin? Is it simply 'childhood' acne? Has anyone else had similar experiences with spots/psoriasis etc?

We're still under the Dermatology nurse, but they take days to get back to me with a query. As she's not covered in psoriasis like before - I feel a bit silly asking.

She never had psoriasis on her face and these small spots don't l

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