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Baby Measles

This article from SFGate about a 4 month old from SoCal who caught measles at Disneyland has good pictures of the rash. Scroll through to image #4 here. This baby was up to date on all his vaccines: he measles … Continue reading

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How Do I Protect my Baby and Child from Measles?

Babies have some protective antibodies that cross the placenta from their mother if she was immunized or had measles. These antibodies wear off over time and can’t always be depended upon. A person with measles can be contagious 4 days … Continue reading

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Skin Irritation and Rashes from Moist Wipes

Do you use commercial wipes for your child’s face and hands? Do you use moist toilet paper or have special wipes on hand in the bathroom? New solutions sometimes bring new problems. The ingredients in some wet wipes and moist … Continue reading

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Poison Oak

This is poison oak. It’s much easier to identify when it has its leaves, but the plant oils from the bare branches can also inflict an itchy misery on its victims. The best treatment is prevention: know what it looks … Continue reading

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Red Patch of Rash

The skin is the largest organ in the human body, and because it’s outside bumping up against the environment all kinds of rashes can develop*.┬áThe causes of rash are many: infectious, allergic, and inflammatory to name a few. Sometimes they’re … Continue reading

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