Your baby's skin is sensitive and prone to irritating rashes. These skin blemishes can appear almost out of nowhere. Learn about different types of rashes.
Rashes develop when the skin is irritated by allergic reactions to bacteria, viruses, foods, metals, and other factors. Read about different rashes to prevent and treat them.
The video shows a child with hives. Hives is a rash triggered by allergies, and it is very itchy and moves around the body.
Dr. Alan Greene answers the question, Why does my baby have a rash and what can I do about it?
The video shows a boy with chickenpox. We can see typical chickenpox in various stages of development scattered around his body. This is typical for this childhood disease.
The video shows a boy with Fifth Disease. Typical symptoms for this childhood disease include fever and rash on the cheeks.
Learn how to care for your newborn's skin, and subsequently protect your baby from rashes and skin diseases.
This video shows a 3 year old boy with scarlet fever. Common symptoms of scarlet fever are a high fever, a sore throat, difficulty swallowing, a headache and swollen lymph nodes in the neck. The child will also have a distinctive rash.
Treating your baby's skin problems, from eczema to diaper rash.
Symptoms of molluscum contagiosum, a skin infection caused by a poxvirus, include the appearance of flesh-colored bumps. Learn to spot the signs of molluscum contagiosum in children.
Hives is a common skin condition that can be caused by bug bites, medications, food allergies, and more. If you suspect your baby has hives, learn how to spot the symptoms, how to treat her, and when to call a doctor.
Impetigo is a skin infection caused by bacteria. Learn how to spot the symptoms and provide treatment.
There are two types of contact dermatitis: irritant contact dermatitis and allergic contact dermatitis. Find out how to identify and treat both skin conditions and when you should call the doctor.
Raised red bumps on the skin and intense itching can be signs of hives. Learn about the symptoms to prevent and treat it.
Cold weather can be hard on a baby's delicate skin. Learn how to protect your little one from rashes, dryness, and more all season long.
Make your infant more comfortable -- get rid of these irritations.
If your bundle of joy has white patches in his mouth, he could have thrush. Learn more about symptoms and treatment for this condition.
HFMD is a viral illness that usually affects children 5 years and younger. Learn how to recognize the symptoms, how to treat it, and when you should call a doctor.
Poison ivy has shiny green leaves in groups of three connected by one stem. If you suspect your child has come into contact with poison ivy, find out what exactly to look for, how to treat him, and when to call the doctor.
Fifth disease is a viral illness that may start with cold-like symptoms. Learn how to spot the signs and treat your baby, as well as when to call the doctor.
Could your infant's swollen eye be pinkeye? Find out if your baby has the symptoms of this infection and how to treat it.
How can you tell if your baby's rash is ringworm? Find out how to spot the fungal rash and what to do if your tot has it.