my 13 year old son has rash around his right nipal and on his back near his right arm pit.he said hurts and burns if touch or when he lays on it.he has a history contact dermitis and was just antbotis for sinus infection.there has two different times broke out hives do to pencillen.but this medcine was not pencillin.his medcine he takes every day is zertac,singular,inderal and intrex for mirgain headaches.just to make the rash is a allery reaction from something or something more that i should be wooried about.he had three days the rash to bad and not gotten in worst. the pain and burning with is what wondering about.do i need to get him a doctor or wait it as long has not getting worst.how long should wait to take him to a doctor.worried mom! beth ryker
Rashes around the nipple are usually eczema, and that may be what he had when he was diagnosed as having "contact dermatitis." Eczema usually itches rather than hurting and burning, though, but I really can't think of anything serious this could be. My advise is to apply 1% hydrocortisone cream 2-3 times a day and make an appointment to see a doctor when you can. If the rash and symptoms go away before the appointment, so much the better. But I don't think you need to worry.
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