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my son has red rash on his cheek besides his mouth. he has

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my son has red rash on his cheek besides his mouth. he has had it for awhile. a friend said it is from him saliva as he keeps sucking his hands a lot.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 3 years ago.

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Greetings,

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When did you first notice it?

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How large is it?

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Does he have any other symptom?

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There are a few probables.


 

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Soaking with saliva can irritate the area.
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This can cause redness.

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Another probable is eczema.
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You can use baby oil or baby lotion to keep the area soft.
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Sometimes steroid cream can be needed.
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If it does not improve & continues to increase, I would suggest to get it checked by doctor.

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In babies infantile eczema can occur.

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It often improves when the babies grows up.

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Please feel free to ask if you have any follow up question.

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Experience: 20 years of experience in treating children.
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