When to seek medical advice

Consult your child's doctor if:

  • A rash or lesion affects the eyes
  • Blue, red or purple dots appear in the affected area
  • The lesion is crusty, blistering or oozing
  • A rash is accompanied by a fever, dizziness, shortness of breath, vomiting or a stiff neck
  • A rash is accompanied by any other troubling symptoms

Skin rashes in children

Find possible causes of skin rashes based on specific factors. Check one or more factors on this page that apply to your symptom.

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