my daughter has had little red bumps on her lower back and bottom (diaper area) for the last couple of days and today i noticed a couple up by her arm pit in the back. any ideas what they could be??
she doesnt seem to feel bad. and she gets plenty of air from running around with no diaper (trying to potty train) they look like they could be bug bites but idk what kind. nobody else in the house has them and they are just in that small area. i have been putting cortisone cream on them to help with the itching.
any ideas as to what it is and how to get rid of it would be greatly appreciated
Have you started using any new detergents, lotions, soaps, etc. on her lately? Maybe it is an allergic reaction to something. I know one day I went out and bought a new detergent that was lavendar scented and as soon as I put those clothes on my daughter she got so red and blotchy, so needless to say that detergent was given to my neighbor.
Also another thing to consider is depending on where you live, if it is starting to get cold, my daughter sometimes gets a little rash during the winter where her clothing rubs against her skin because her skin gets dry in the winter, so I have to try to put lotion on her as much as possible when it starts to get cold.
If none of those things apply, then I would definitely take her to see the dr. Good luck!
Jackie (26) Bryan (34) Ava 10/14/08 Baby 2 Due 5/6/11
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