What is red rash with white spots?
Eczema (atopic dermatitis) is characterized by red, itchy rashes with raised bumps. These rashes may include white spots or patches.
Why does my child have tiny bumps on his face?
Viral skin condition (acne look-alike) A viral skin condition called molluscum contagiosum is most common in children ages 1 to 10, so it can certainly show up in toddlers — especially if you live in a warm, humid climate. It’s caused by a poxvirus that results in small pink or skin-colored bumps.
What are white bumps on face that are not pimples?
Milia are small cysts that form on the skin. They are also known as “milk cysts.” Milia form when a protein called keratin gets trapped under the skin. The tiny bumps look like whiteheads, but they are not acne. Unlike acne, they don’t develop in a pore and are not red or inflamed.
How did my child get molluscum contagiosum?
The molluscum virus spreads easily from skin touching skin that has bumps. Kids also can get it by touching things that have the virus on them, such as toys, clothing, towels, and bedding. Sexually active teens and adults with bumps in the groin or inner thighs can spread them to partners.
What are the little white spots on my face?
Milia are small white bumps that appear on the skin. They’re usually grouped together on the nose, cheeks, and chin, though they may appear elsewhere. Milia develop when skin flakes become trapped under the surface of the skin, according to the Mayo Clinic, or when keratin builds up and gets trapped.
How do you get rid of milia on a child’s face?
How are milia treated?
- Wash your baby’s face every day with warm water and gentle soap. Then dry it very gently.
- Do not use lotions or oils that are meant for adults on a baby.
- Adults might try an over-the-counter treatment to exfoliate the skin, which means removing dead skin.
- Use sunscreen.
Why does my 3 year old have spots on his face?
When toddlers get too hot, they can develop heat rash (miliaria), an acne-like skin condition that occurs when sweat gets trapped beneath the skin and causes a patch of small bumps or blisters. Toddlers are most likely to develop heat rash during hot weather or if they wear clothes that are too tight or warm for them.