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I have a 19 month old boy who is biracial with eczema, well he is having these big red spots on his legs.?


I have a 19 month old boy who is biracial with eczema, well he is having these big red spots on his legs.?
The red spots look like mosquito bites but they are not. They just appeared out of nowhere. I am looking for answers is there any body that may have been through this before…oh yeah they seemed to be itchy to him too……..and his eczema has not appeared in a while ……

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Answer by cantankerousoldlady
mite be fleas, is time for them now. do you have carpet? chiggers do that also, has he been toddling out in tall grasses or anything?

Answer by morgansway3
My daughter had the same thing when she was five…psoriasis. The small, mosquito looking bites turn into patches of dry skin, red underneath and white, flaky skin on top. best bet is to take him to a dermatologist. try this link

Good Luck
P.S. Eczema and psoriasis fall in the same catagory of skin diseases

Answer by {wé ∂øñ† ƒîgh† ƒåî®}
when i was little i had eczema too, except it was on the bottom of my feet . my mom took me to a dermitoligist and he perscribed some cordizone cream. rub it onto his legs before he goes to sleep and when he wakes up EVERY DAY. using the cream, eczema should clear up within a week or two. to be on the safe side, i would continue use for at least a week after its gone.


p.s just to warn you, when you apply the cream, it may sting slightly, so when you apply it be prepared to blow on the area it was applied

Answer by kelz
hi i have a 2 and a half year old girl that has been going through the same thing for about half of her life they can not work out what it is but they just came out of no where and its now got to the stage that she itches so much that they are now scaring her does your boy only get them on his legs as jade( my little girl) gets them now all over body including her face but the legs are the worst i have taken her to the doctors so many times and they cant work it out and the products they give me never work and ive spent 100’s of dollars trying to find out something that works and nothing ever does so if you find a answer that works can you let me know as jade would love some relieve. kelly

Answer by quijibored
Probably just a new manifestation of the eczema which can take on many types of appearance. See a dermatologist to know for sure.



Answer by lakegirl686
I remember my brother having this growing up… he also had phases of eczema. However like you said he would get these red spots like rashes, only it was on his chest, back, and around the lower part of his feet… and it wasn’t like his eczema because it was very itchy and bright red like bug bites. He tried everything and the only thing that would soothe his itchy pain was Calamine Lotion… I’d buy it by the bottle and soak him in it, that at least took the pain away.

Answer by Barbra
Have you thought of calling his baby doctor? Give him a call. You don’t want those places getting infective.

Answer by kelly e
Have you ever heard of or tried Arbonne’s products for babies? I have a friend whose son suffers and says it’s the only item to help.
Check with your doctor too.

Answer by knowitallwhenasked
Have him drink some natural olong tea from japan.

Answer by GH Girl
My daughter, (also biracial, not that I think it matters) is 10 and has had atopic dermatitis (a form of eczema) since she was 3 months old. I can’t tell you how many Dr’s (allergists, dermatologists, pediatricians, etc) I have taken her to over the years, recently she got so bad the pediatrician took me aside and was crying, she said she’s never seen a case this bad. Since then I’ve started seeing a UCLA Dr. and this is the first time I can remember in a very long time that her skin looks good. Unfortunately, she is on steriod cream and I know from experience, the benefits are short term. I have spent thousands of hours researching this on the internet and tried thousand of remedies to no avail. I have tried everything here on this website that people recommend but nothing has worked. I have changed her diet, taken all the carpet out of my house, switched laundry detergent, soaps etc, covered all the beds with protective covers. I have used, ellidel, elocon, protopic, cortizone, futicosoid, aveeno, calendula, emu oil, guava leaves, etc etc etc. Almost everything works for a little while and I get my hopes up then when her body builds up an immunity to it the eczema comes back. I do better just switching from one thing to the next. The newest thing that seems to be working is called Derma Smoothe, it seems to be working well but I don’t want to get my hopes up too much anymore. My daughter is also severely allergic to all nuts, milk , eggs and every antibiotic we have tried on her so far. Those red spots are part of the eczema, it will change its form and locations from time to time. I would first get him to an allergist to get him tested for food allergies, there is a blood test they can do now that will tell. Have him tested for the common allergens which are Peanuts, Milk, Soy, Wheat, Eggs, I think thats most of them. The blood test is not exact but will give you a pretty good idea if he is highly allergic to something. I do not recommend the skin test especially at his age. My daughter had it at 3 years old and it was pretty traumatic and all it told me was that she was highly allergic to pollens and weeds and trees which I can’t do a whole lot about anyway. The blood test is not so easy either but not nearly as traumatic since its quick. I wish you the best of luck and hopefully its just something he’s eating and reacting to rather than a long term thing. Feel free to email me if you have any questions.

How much does paxil increase your chance of having a child with birth defects?


How much does paxil increase your chance of having a child with birth defects?
I just started on paxil not long ago due to lots of anxiety and having panic attacks. Ever since I started I am so scared I may accidentally get pregnant and my baby could be at risk and I wouldn’t know it until I miss my period. Me and my husband aren’t trying for kids, but we’re not exactly careful. I just wanted to know that if I were to get pregnant, would taking paxil before I missed my period (and find out I was pregnant) cause the baby to have a birth defect?!?!

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Answer by ShantiLuv
I read once at paxilprogress.org that the effect would be the earliest stages in pregnancy. Some people have such bad withdrawals from Paxil that they unwisely decide to stay on it while pregnant with the thought that the harm is already done, if there was any. I personally recommend getting off Paxil if you haven’t been on it long. It has horrifying and very long lasting withdrawal symptoms. There are other anti-depressants outside of SSRIs that aren’t as bad. There are also good natural remedies… Valerian Herb for anxiety… St. John’s Wort for depression. Homeopathy is very effective and safe, such as Stramonium and Gelsemium. Cognitive Behavior Therepy (CBT) is also effective. I’ve read many good reports about that in forums for anxiety.

Answer by Josephine Osborn
According to recent studies it has been shown that women who are Paxil are 6 times more likely to have a birth defect caused by Paxil, than those who are not taking the drug. Women who are in their first trimester of pregnancy are most at risk.

My husband has been taking Norvasc since 6/30/09 and on 8/10 he started having ringing in his ears.?


My husband has been taking Norvasc since 6/30/09 and on 8/10 he started having ringing in his ears.?
He has quit the medicine for 3 days now. will the ringing go away after the Norvasc is out of his system? ear ringing is a rare side effect of Norvasc patients, only 1 to 2%… thanks

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Answer by kay
many different medicines can cause or worsen tinnitus (ringing ears) but sometimes the problem lessen after you stop taking the medicine in my case i already had mildly ringing ears before taking some long term meds but they made the ringing much worse and i stopped taking the meds more than 4 months ago and sadly the ringing is still very loud but sometimes it’s really quite.
so you will just have to wait and see.

Do you know anyone taking Prempro and having vaginal bleeding?


Question by suzie: Do you know anyone taking Prempro and having vaginal bleeding?

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Answer by mompoo
Important Safety Information

What is the most important information you should know about PREMARIN (estrogens), PREMPRO (a combination of estrogens and a progestin), or PREMARIN Vaginal Cream (a cream of estrogens)?

Estrogens increase the chances of getting cancer of the uterus.
Report any unusual vaginal bleeding right away while you are using these products. Vaginal bleeding after menopause may be a warning sign of cancer of the uterus (womb). Your health care provider should check any unusual vaginal bleeding to find out the cause.

Do not use estrogens with or without progestins to prevent heart disease, heart attacks, strokes, or dementia.
Using estrogens with or without progestins may increase your chances of getting heart attacks, strokes, breast cancer, and blood clots. Using estrogens, with or without progestins, may increase your risk of dementia, based on a study of women age 65 years or older. You and your health care provider should talk regularly about whether you still need treatment with estrogens

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