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Rash/patches on babies face. what could this be?

My son has the 3 little patches on his face. They come and go but they get real red. They will go away and come back in the exact same spots. He's had them for ab 2 weeks now.

I thought it may be dry skin but I'm starting to thibk its something else.

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EheartsZ07

Asked by EheartsZ07 at 12:17 AM on Mar. 18, 2011 in Toddlers (1-2)

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  • how old is he?? it could be a reaction to something he's eating or drinking?? is it especially cold where you are? some babies get those patches when it's cold....Im not sure
    calliesmommie

    Answer by calliesmommie at 12:18 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • You should see the pedi tomorrow.
    Hatsumomo

    Answer by Hatsumomo at 12:19 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • Are they on his cheeks? It sounds like chapped cheeks to me, but I would ask his ped.
    Kword

    Answer by Kword at 12:21 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • My daughter would get small rashes at her temples when she was having a negative reaction to foods. She has no allergies now that she's 4, but we had to be VERY careful what we gave her, and vigilant to see what she was reacting to.
    Rosehawk

    Answer by Rosehawk at 12:23 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • He's 14 months old and they are on his cheeks.
    EheartsZ07

    Comment by EheartsZ07 (original poster) at 12:26 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • And it has been in the 50s to the 70s here
    EheartsZ07

    Comment by EheartsZ07 (original poster) at 12:27 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • My daughter had that problem and we found out it was eczema. Now we give her hydrocortizon and the redness goes away. your child may have something similar..
    babymomma4

    Answer by babymomma4 at 1:18 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • milk allergy?
    happy2bmom25

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 9:59 AM on Mar. 18, 2011

  • is he teething?
    ds always get them when he's teething
    Amanda11810

    Answer by Amanda11810 at 11:22 PM on Mar. 18, 2011

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