What is this rash on baby?

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Tomatobear Mon 28-Dec-20 18:17:37

DS 5 months has had a mild rash for a few weeks but tonight it's looking more angry. I'm assuming eczema, DH has suggested ringworm? We have dogs.

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Tomatobear Mon 28-Dec-20 18:19:01

Posted too soon. I've been putting E45 on it but I'm not sure if it's making it worse

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AnaisNun Mon 28-Dec-20 18:19:03

Looks like eczema to me. Possibly psoriasis, in that plaque shape.

Child’s Farm or aveeno both good. Prob check in with a gp for confirmation.

mamma2016 Mon 28-Dec-20 18:20:08

Looks like ringworm which means you'll need anti-fungal cream. Call your GP in the morning.

WeeDangerousSpike Mon 28-Dec-20 18:21:47

Looks like ringworm to me too. You'll need proper stuff to get rid of it.

OverTheRainbow88 Mon 28-Dec-20 18:24:19

I also think it looks like ringworm

generallygenial Mon 28-Dec-20 18:27:17



AnoDeLosMuertos Mon 28-Dec-20 18:27:35


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Haggisfish Mon 28-Dec-20 18:29:31

Ringworm-ds had it just like that.

Wagsandclaws Mon 28-Dec-20 18:30:33

Ringworm, you'll need canesten or something similar, call your GP and they will prescribe something suitable.

Pickypolly Mon 28-Dec-20 18:31:40

Not from dogs!! It’s a fungal infection, easy to shift with the right antifungal cream.

generallygenial Mon 28-Dec-20 18:33:53

It is possible it came from a dog

Bowerbird5 Mon 28-Dec-20 18:34:54

Looks like ringworm.

Tomatobear Mon 28-Dec-20 18:50:48

Thanks all, I'll pop into the pharmacy tomorrow morning.

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MountDoom Mon 28-Dec-20 19:28:40

Id say ringworm and yes it can come from dogs. It's a zoonotic disease

snowone Mon 28-Dec-20 19:59:08

Could be discoid eczema. DD1 has is and was treated for ringworm, she had it for months until I finally insisted on a referral to dermatology who diagnosed it within 2 seconds!

Rhubarbe Mon 28-Dec-20 21:00:07

Did one patch come up ahead of the others? Could be pityriasis rosea, often confused for ringworm.

OverTheRainbow88 Tue 29-Dec-20 11:37:42

Our GP is quite good in that you can send a pic and a doctor will look at it and suggest what it is... may be worth a shot?

Tomatobear Tue 29-Dec-20 13:18:10

The pharmacist had a quick look and thinks eczema, gave us some cream.

Although it does look a lot like that discoid eczema. Very similar, all over his chest.

If this cream doesn't help I'll ask if I can send a photo to the GP, ours are great here. Didn't want to hassle them but that seems like a quick and easy way to check.

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