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Causes of Baby Dry Skin Rash


Dry skin rashes in babies is a very common and normal problem which can be developed even in new born babies. This is because of the fact that their skin is very sensitive and don’t have the ability to adopt the environmental changes. There is nothing to worry about as in most of the cases these dry skin rashes disappear without giving any damage to the baby skin. However, if you notice that your baby is uncomfortable because of dry skin rash on baby, you better consult with child specialist so the actual reason of the problem can be diagnosed and treated properly.

In this article you will find various possible causes of dry skin rash in your baby. However, this is just for your information so you can understand your baby’s condition in a better way but you must never suggest the treatment yourself.

Here are all the possible causes of dry skin rashes in children;

  • Acne
  • Eczema
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Erythema toxicum
  • Hives
  • Impetigo
  • Keratosis pilaris
  • Milia
  • Nappy rashes
  • Prickly heat
  • Ringworm
  • Skin disease
  • Slapped cheek syndrome

Viral Infections

If your baby has developed dry rashes on skin, this may also be the result of some kind of viral infections. The rashes caused by viral infections usually occur in blotches or bumps and appeared to be like puffy, pimply lacy or flat. These rashes can also cause fever in some cases.