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Friday, May 01, 2009 Holly, Community Member, asks

Q: 3 year old has tiny white bumps on both hands... please help

Hello, My son start developing tiny white bumps (cluster) on his hands, mainly in web between fingers... we went to the Dr, and she doesn't know what they were, suspecting eczema.. they are mild itchy, now the rash spread into hand/wrist... no fever or any other symptom... any advise? what shall we do... thanks!!

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mother of 4yr old, Community Member
9/23/09 4:43am

Hi my 4 year old has the same little bumps on his elbows and now it has made it to his wrist. almost like goose bumps? He says they are a little itchy. My mom says heat rash but that usually goes away right? Oh does anyone use Fabreze? Because I just recently started using it. Can anyone corroborate? 

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Ryan Red Nose, Community Member
5/ 2/09 9:43pm

When I was little I had tht. It's fine. It will eventually peel, and things will be back to normal. No worries! Smile

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Holly, Community Member
5/ 4/09 10:53am

Thanks much, now I feel releived.Smile

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leslie mercado, Community Member
5/24/09 10:16pm

Holly,

We are having the same issue.  Any good news?  It has been a month and our docs cant figure it out?

 

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Tiffany, Community Member
6/24/09 10:49am

Hello!  Interesing....my 2 1/2 year old son just developed the same thing!  The Dr. had no answers for me as well, thought maybe it was a reaction to something, called it dermititis of some sort.  The bumps are still there after about 5 days...wish I could get some answers!

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mother of 4yr old, Community Member
9/23/09 4:43am

Hi my 4 year old has the same little bumps on his elbows and now it has made it to his wrist. almost like goose bumps? He says they are a little itchy. My mom says heat rash but that usually goes away right? Oh does anyone use Fabreze? Because I just recently started using it. Can anyone corroborate? 

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Twinpack, Community Member
9/27/09 9:34am

HI. My 7 year old son has this as well it started this past June with one little white bump inside of the elbow. It's very itchy, and has now spead downward about an inch and a half. The is now a total of 13 white bumps, and the area of the red rash, has lightened the underling skin, it almost looks bleached. Still don't know what this is?

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Betsy, Community Member
3/25/10 3:54pm

It's a rash called Coxsackie. Benadryl helps a lot for the itching but it cannot be treated. It will, however, go away on it's own. It is very common in little children. No worries! :)

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By Holly, Community Member— Last Modified: 12/27/10, First Published: 05/01/09