Childhood rashes are very common and often nothing to worry about. Most rashes are harmless and go away on their own.
However, if your child has developed a rash and seems unwell, or if you're worried, you should see your GP to find out the cause and for any necessary treatment.
The following guide may give you a better idea of the cause of the rash, but do not use this to self-diagnose your child's condition always see a GP for a proper diagnosis.
This page covers the most common causes of rashes in children, which are: