Skin acts as a protective barrier to prevent excessive body fluids and protects the body from infection. Baby skin is particularly sensitive and can be easily affected by a number of factors that can harm your skin. Particularly dry weather and fine dust can affect the baby's skin. It is mainly expressed in the form of spots or rashes, and rashes are one of the reasons to seek pediatrics. Some of them are not dangerous, but some can be dangerous if not treated immediately. Let's look at the types of skin rash that appear in babies.
A chickenpox rash appears as a small, red spot on the face and body as a bite on a mosquito. After a few hours, the spot turns into a blister packed with fluids, leaving a scab. The skin around the blisters is normal, so the head marks are easily visible. Other symptoms of varicella include fever and congestion and blistering around the mouth.
Chickenpox is extremely tickling, so it is important that children do not scratch it. The child's scratches may spread to other places due to the risk of bacterial infections. Bacterial infections remain scars and scars. In addition, pain in the genitalia and oral cavity can also occur. Chickenpox is a highly contagious disease that can be common in children and families with children. The chickenpox turns into a dry scab after 5 to 7 days and from this time the babies are out of infection.
Symptoms of rubella and measles virus include flat, red spot, high fever, pain and cough. Symptoms appear and red spots on the baby's ears, face, and neck begin to appear 3-4 days later. And when a rash occurs, heat starts to rise. When the spot spreads all over the body, the skin looks rugged. This rash is accompanied by tickling and lasts for about 5 days. It starts to disappear and turns brown.
The most common skin disease infants and children experience is eczema. Eczema usually starts in infants or childhood. Eczema is a very irritating disease that can turn into chronic and recurrences. Suddenly stopping, it is very common to recur after the period of inactivity is over.
If a child is exposed to eczema, the skin becomes dry, inflamed, and red and tired. Sometimes bleeding can occur. Usually eczema occurs on the hands, face, neck, elbow, and knee, and sudden symptoms may appear. When you are exposed to eczema, your skin may turn red and you may notice that your symptoms are worse, you may need long-term treatment.
Diaper rash refers to a red, scaly rash on the diaper covered area. It can range from newborn babies who need to wear diapers all day long to children around the age of stone. It is a dermatitis that occurs when the diaper is filled with the skin being wet with urine or feces and being stimulated with redness. These stimuli can cause skin infections, which can lead to secondary infections of bacteria and fungi, making them even worse.
When a diaper rash occurs, the genital, hip, and thighs swell in red. The rash looks like acne-prone skin and the skin can become wet. It is advisable to change wet diapers frequently and wash them with water instead of wet tissues as much as possible. It is more effective to apply ointment ointment and remove the intermediate diaper to ventilate.
Urticaria is the most common allergic rash and is characterized by allergic reactions to certain foods such as nuts, eggs, crustaceans, beans, milk, wheat, and treatments such as anti-inflammatory and insect inhibitors. The urticaria is an extremely gentle rash that swells up the surface of the skin and has a clear color in the center. The red, itchy, and swollen areas vary in size. The rash is spread throughout the body and usually disappears after 3 to 4 days. Localized urticaria can also occur when touching non-resistant material, such as food or pollen.
The impetigo can appear anywhere in the body and is accompanied by pain. These rashes are usually caused by wounds and hard flesh and can be transmitted by streptococcal or staphylococcal strains. The wound is reddish, red, and moist, and turns yellow. When a child scratches a wound, bacteria spread to the skin and more scabs develop. The impetigo is usually treated with topical or oral antibiotics. In general, infants and babies first appear in the form of blisters around the nose and mouth. Depending on the type of impetigo, blisters are small and can easily burst or take a few days to burst.
Once the blisters burst, a yellowish-brown bark is formed. It gradually heals and does not leave a wound. Usually, the impetigo is not painful, but it can be accompanied by itching. Babies may have high fever or swollen lymph nodes on their face or neck.
There are various skin symptoms that newborns may experience. Fortunately, most of them disappear before becoming adults. You can manage scars and itching with remedies such as lotions, creams, and ointments that fit your child's skin. If you have skin symptoms, it is better to find a pediatrician immediately.