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toddler's red spots

My almost 2 year old has been diagnosed by his pediatrician with eczema.  In the past, his problem areas have been slightly raised, red and feel very dry.  Today, I noticed about 50 small red spots all over his upper and lower abdomen.  He has also had diarrhea the past two days.  The abdomen doesn't seem to itch or bother him in any way and the spots are not raised.  What could this be?
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It can be due to a viral infection, hives due to viral infection , allergic reaction or pityriasis rosea. Pityriasis rosea is a common human skin disease which presents as numerous patches of pink or red oval rash. The rash may be accompanied by low-grade headache, fever, nausea and fatigue and sometimes by itching.

It is very difficult to precisely confirm a diagnosis without examination and investigations and the answer is based on the medical information provided. For exact diagnosis, you are requested to consult your doctor. I sincerely hope that helps. Take care and please do keep me posted on how you are doing.

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My 2 yr old daughter had the exact thing. We found out she was allergic to dairy/milk products. Once we eliminated dairy the itchy rashes went away. If she so much as has just a few crackers with whey in them she will get a few itchy bumps on her belly again. I would maybe get her tested for food allergies and dont them them talk you out of testing, its your child who is suffering.
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