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My son has a rash all over his bottom, where his belly meets…

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My son has a rash...
My son has a rash all over his bottom, where his belly meets his legs as well as on both cheeks and under his eyes and his eye lids are red. It has been bad the last three days. It is not an allergic reaction to anything we have had him food allergy tested and have taken all foods on the list out of his diet over a month ago. What else could be causing it?
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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 month ago
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Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 month ago

Do you have a picture?

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I do not and he is in bed sleeping. It is more of a blotchy rash though
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 month ago

It could just be a viral syndrome

Kids his age get viruses commonly this time of year.

viruses of all types can cause rashes in kids

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Is there anything we can do to help it not agitate him so bad especially the eyes?
Dermatologist: DocPhilMD, Doctor replied 1 month ago

I would use childrens benadryl

that should help some

and get him seen if it progresses

he may need a dose of steroids

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Thanks for this question

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