Rash – child under 2 years

Alternative Names

Baby rash; Miliaria; Prickly heat

Definition of Rash – child under 2 years

A rash is a change in the color or texture of the skin. A skin rash can be flat, bumpy, scaly, red, skin-colored, or slightly lighter or darker than skin color.


Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/24/2011

Erythema toxicum on the foot
Heat rash
Miliaria profunda - close-up
Erythema toxicum neonatorum - close-up

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