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Rash on my toddlers arms

my 18 month old looks like he has a rash but its only on his arms. like the backs of his upper arms, it looks like just dry skin. but hes had what i believe is the flu this week. he hasn't had a fever the past day or two though.
could it be a rash even if it isnt on his chest/back/stomach
i think im going to take him to the doctor in the morning because of his cough so I'm sure they can look at it, I'm just curiuos if I should put something on it.
if its a rash would it be bad to put lotion on it? non scented st. ivs...

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ElsaSalsaaa

Asked by ElsaSalsaaa at 11:51 PM on Apr. 8, 2011 in General Parenting

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Answers (3)
  • I would just mention it to the Doc. It sounds like it can wait until then.
    mommytoJames512

    Answer by mommytoJames512 at 12:06 AM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • it could be psoriasis
    flipper4u21

    Answer by flipper4u21 at 3:47 AM on Apr. 9, 2011

  • My first though is hand foot and mouth disease but i dont know if that shows up on the arms.definitely show the dr
    Butterflysky_24

    Answer by Butterflysky_24 at 6:12 PM on Apr. 12, 2011

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