Join the Meeting Place for Moms!
Talk to other moms, share advice, and have fun!

(minimum 6 characters)

8 Month Baby has Freckle like red dots all over her face HELP

I have no idea what happened, one day i picked her up from daycare and she broke out in red dots, the lady said its a rash but then she started to spread on her legs and arms, and now she has these freckle looking red dots on her face i have no idea what it is ? Please can anyone help ?!

Answer Question
 
angieecruzer

Asked by angieecruzer at 10:07 PM on Nov. 17, 2008 in Kids' Health

Level 1 (0 Credits)
Answers (15)
  • Did she eat anything diff?? It could be an allergy or maybe even a virus. My dd had Fifths Disease and thats what it did to her. Keep your eye on it and call your Dr in the morning
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 10:09 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • Could be chicken pox.
    TheDiva320

    Answer by TheDiva320 at 10:10 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • has she been on penicillin or any other kind of medication.. Does the day care have permission to give her any kind of medication?

    robinalbright

    Answer by robinalbright at 10:10 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • As long as she is acting herself and breathing normal then dont get stressed about it. Def ask the daycare if they gave her anything new. Or as I said it may just only be a virus. Shell be fine :)
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 10:11 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • If it almost looks like a tear drop on the end of the bumps then its chicken pox. Otherwise its prob not
    Steph319

    Answer by Steph319 at 10:12 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • Sounds more like measles than chicken pox, German Measles has very low if any fever, especially in young children & passes relatively fast.
    Panditacjp

    Answer by Panditacjp at 10:20 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • The only medication she's on is tylonal that's all, i'm not really sure if daycare gave her anything new, but the dots are just like dots, but red. She's been cranky lately but its her 3rd tooth coming in. I don't really know how measles look like but my mom said it maybe it but i don't think so, they're just dots.
    angieecruzer

    Answer by angieecruzer at 10:31 PM on Nov. 17, 2008

  • I would take her in. When it comes to any sort of rashes and you are un sure what they are it is best to get them checked out. She could have a variety of things. Anything from strep to measles to who knows what is going around at the time. Get her checked out and that way your mind can be at ease too. Hope she feels better and soon!
    nyteowl

    Answer by nyteowl at 1:56 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • It could be a heat rash.Its too early for it to be chicken pox
    welltesterchick

    Answer by welltesterchick at 9:22 AM on Nov. 18, 2008

  • rashes are pretty common with alot of things. so a rash itself is hard to diagnos. Is she sick at all? Does she have any congestion, or perhaps soemthign that seems like a signus infection or pink eye?
    daughteroftruth

    Answer by daughteroftruth at 8:43 PM on Nov. 18, 2008

Join CafeMom now to contribute your answer and become part of our community. It's free and takes just a minute.
close Cafemom Join now to connect to other members! Connect with Facebook or Sign Up Using Email

Already Joined? LOG IN