Scratch! scratch! scratch!

This is what your child's probably doing right now while you're reading.Concerned about those marks on your child's body? Well, you're at the right place.

If you wipe your sweat off and take some time out to read further, then you might find the reasons behind those irritating marks on your child's body. There can be numerous reasons for your child to have skin rashes. We are going to learn about some of them.


Atopic eczema mainly affects children and appears behind the elbows, knees, neck, eyes and ears. In India, at least one in five children suffer from eczema also known as Atopic Dermatitis.


Mostly affecting the legs, Cellulitis is an infection that is caused to the deeper layers of the skin or the tissue that lies beneath the skin. Red, hot, swollen marks are what can be seen. Fever can be a part of Cellulitis.


With a case count of 8373, India comes at the no.2 position amongst the countries with cases of measles while Nigeria is on the top. Starting from the head or upper neck and then spreading around the body with red-brown flecks. Measles is a highly infectious disease that mainly affects children. The child may also go through a fever in this case.

Prickly heat

Your child's getting a stinging or prickly sensation? Red spots appearing on the skin? Then it might be Prickly heat. Also known as Miliaria, Prickly heat happens due to the obstruction of the sweat ducts on the outer layer of the skin.

Rashes can appear on the face, neck, back, chest or thighs. Infants can go through prickly heat if they sweat more than usual. Example:If your child playing continuously in a hot and humid weather.

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