Health knowledge made personal
Join this community!
› Share page:

My 2 and a half year old daughter has a dark spot on her lower abdomen. what could this be?


Posted by jessica25411

I took her to the E.R. Saturday. She had green discharge from her eyes. She had green discharge from her nose with a cough. She has a rash down her right said from beside her breast down to where her diaper starts. And last night I noticed a dark gray spot on the right side of her lower abdomen. She feels very hot at night. There are also 2 smaller gray spots on her thigh. The antibiotics have helped the green runny nose and eyes. but nothing else seems to be getting better.

 
Answers (3)
Sort by: Newest first | Oldest first

They say 24 hours is the length of time to wait to see if antibiotics will work... You sound alarmed by her symptoms.  And they sound alarming to me too.  If the rash and fever are still present today - wednesday I'd take her back to the doctor right away.  And be specific with your questions.  Things like:

1.  WHY does she have a rash?

2.  Are these grey spots a symptom?   Of what?  

3.  If this doesn't improve, when do I come back?

4.  If it does improve, should I bring her back for a check?

 Most importantly, if she is acting sick - in other words, you think she's sick - that's the most important symptom with a child.  And keep bugging the doctor until you are satisfied with the answers.  You know your child so trust your gut, and don't let a doctor write you off as "just a mom" - you are THE mom, which means you can interpret your child's feelings better than a doctor.  

Be persistent, wishing you well,

Cathy

jessica25411 please add me in msn hi-10@msn.com i have Dark spot on my eyelid before 7 years i need to know you fixed or no i need your help
i have a dark spot in the same place but none of those other symtoms
NOTICE: The information provided on this site is not a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Never delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice from your physician or other qualified health provider because of something you have read on Wellsphere. If you have a medical emergency, call your doctor or 911 immediately.
Post an answer
Write a comment: