What IS that Rash? (And Other Skin Ickies)

From the Show: Healthy Children
Summary: Warts, rashes and other skin ickies show up all the time on kids. When should you be really concerned?
Air Date: 1/29/14
Duration: 10
Host: Melanie Cole, MS
Guest Bio: Preeti Parikh, MD
Dr Preeti Parikh resizedDr. Preeti Parikh is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Pediatrics at Mount Sinai School of Medicine , she practices in NYC at Pediatrics of New York, is a Fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and an AAP Spokesperson. Dr. Parikh also serves as the Medical Director of Programming at and is a contributor to and has a column in Multiplicity magazine. She has a special interest in preventive medicine, advocacy and patient education. Her goal is to empower both parents and children with the right knowledge and tools to achieve their optimal health. She enjoys her free time with her husband and wonderful twin children.
What IS that Rash? (And Other Skin Ickies)
Kids can have so many skin issues.

Warts, rashes and other skin ickies show up all the time.

What even are some of those things that suddenly appear?

When should you be concerned and take your child to a dermatologist?

When might a symptom be an allergic reaction to something such as your laundry detergent, the food they ate or the soap they used?

How do you get rid of warts?

Dr. Preeti Parikh, MD, joins Melanie Cole, MS, to discuss these and all the other nagging skin issues that pediatricians deal with every day.
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