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Just found something

(12 Posts)
babyboy2015 Mon 30-Jan-17 20:45:28

I've just seen this on my sons arm. It wasn't there this morning. If anyone could help me out that would be great.

He's 14 months old almost.

Trooperslane Mon 30-Jan-17 20:51:09

no idea, but chicken pox?

babyboy2015 Mon 30-Jan-17 20:53:51

It isolated to only that area. He does have eczema in that area but that's not what it looks like x

ScarlettDarling Mon 30-Jan-17 20:55:06

It looks like infected eczema to me. Get the gp to have a look, he might need antibiotics.

PortiaCastis Mon 30-Jan-17 20:55:47

Looks like chicken pox

pumpkinpie5 Mon 30-Jan-17 20:56:08

Looks like molluscum to me. My dd had it at that age. Was told she would grow out of it.she had it on and off for a yr and then it never came back. Hers was on the inside of her arm at the joints roo.

TartYvette Mon 30-Jan-17 20:57:07

Infected eczema I would say too. Do gets it there and when it's infected like that I use Cotorpin cream. It usually clears it up.

picklemepopcorn Mon 30-Jan-17 21:02:12

Not molluscum, I'd say infected eczema.

Neolara Mon 30-Jan-17 21:02:50

It looks to me like impetigo. If it is, it's basically harmless but the gunge can grow at an alarming rate and its very infectious. Go see your GP tomorrow. If you say you think it's impetigo, they'll almost certainly see you that day. Antibiotics will get rid of it.

Amandahugandkisses Mon 30-Jan-17 21:06:01

That looks like impetigo to me. Possibly infected. He definitely needs looking at.

babyboy2015 Mon 30-Jan-17 21:12:37

Thanks guy just rang 111, hes got an appointment booked at 10pm tonight x

picklemepopcorn Tue 31-Jan-17 06:40:38

What did they say?

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