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Name that rash!

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PregnantGrrrl Fri 06-Jul-07 18:39:55

DS has a speckly rash (red dots) all over his chest, tummy and back, which wasn't there this morning.

He seems fine other than a sniffly nose, although he is a bit warm (but not a temperature)

Not changed washing powder etc. Any ideas?

AbRoller Fri 06-Jul-07 18:42:23

Prickly Heat?

friendlyedjit Fri 06-Jul-07 18:46:11

? viral rash?
does it fade etc?

AbRoller Fri 06-Jul-07 18:47:23

Prickly heat


AbRoller Fri 06-Jul-07 18:54:03

This one has less info but explains that it can happen even without the hot weather factor.

PregnantGrrrl Fri 06-Jul-07 20:10:41

hmm, perhaps it is prickly heat

shall keep an eye on him. it's more reassuring than me thinking 'oh my god, he hasn't had his MMR yet!' Can you tell he's my first?

midnightexpress Fri 06-Jul-07 21:17:16

Sometimes they just have 'a rash', non-specific, which just comes and then goes. We had quite a lot of that in the first year or so with ds1.

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