Skin Infections In Infants?
yesterday saturday i took my child to a special pediatrician. I asked my child to be infected with germs. so that a red rash and itchiness appeared without heat. the most severe in the legs and underarms. lost. what should I do? take a dermatologist or a hospital?
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The appearance of a red rash that feels itchy on almost the whole body can indeed be caused by infection. The causes of this infection can be many, can be viruses, bacteria, mites, or other microorganisms. Some of the most common examples of infections that can trigger complaints as your child experiences are:
Miliaria (prickly heat) Scabies (scabies) Varicella (chicken pox) Folliculitis (hair root infection) Impetigo, etc. In addition to infections that occur primarily directly on the skin, this infection can also occur secondary to wounds or other inflammation in the skin, for example allergies, atopic dermatitis, contact dermatitis, intertriginous dermatitis, insect bites or other animals, and so on. Handling of each of these conditions can vary depending on the cause, severity, and consumption of patients in general.
Your steps before checking your child to the doctor is right. However, if after getting treatment your doctor does not see any significant improvement in your child's condition, it is more appropriate for you to check your child again to see a doctor, pediatrician, or dermatologist in order to get further treatment. Some types of tests, for example allergy tests, laboratory tests, skin scrapings tests, etc. may also be recommended by doctors if deemed necessary.
At this time, you can go through the following efforts first:
Wash your child every day cleanly using an antiseptic soap specially formulated for children. Wash thoroughly, if necessary, soak in hot water, clothes, towels, and personal belongings of children who are vulnerable to being contaminated with microorganisms that cause skin infections. Do not allow children to exchange clothing or other personal items. with other people Encourage children not to scratch or slough off rash on their skin to help relieve itching, you can sprinkle salicyl powder on the rash on your child's body, while giving him clothes that are made from soft and cool absorb sweat Regularly changing children's clothes every dirty and damp Keep children from substances that are vulnerable to make it allergic. Do not carelessly give children drugs without a prescription. Hope it helps.