These childhood rashes are common and usually there is no need to worry as most are harmless and will disappear on their own.

Urticaria presents as a raised red, itchy rash on the skin. These are generally caused by a trigger such as certain foods. Some examples of these triggers include:

 

  • Strawberries
  • Fish
  • Tomatoes
  • Garden nettles
  • Latex
  • Peanuts
  • Changes in temperature
  • Certain medicines

 

This rash is often mild and last only a few days and often does not need treatment. Seek medical advice if your child develops spots or a rash which you are concerned about.