Mandy Moore disclosed that one of her sons is experiencing a health condition. The “Candy” singer shared a picture of her two-year-old son Gus with a red rash on his body on Friday (July 28) along with information on his recently discovered disease on her Instagram Stories.
“On Saturday morning, this beautiful boy awoke with a terrible rash. Perhaps an eczema flare, we reasoned. Oak poison? She captioned the picture, “Allergy.” “We did all we could to help him get rid of the itch while trying to figure out what it might be. to the emergency room. Dermatologist, paediatric dermatologist, and paediatrician. He continues to smile and live his life like the rockstar that he is throughout.
It turns out to be Gianotti-Crosti syndrome, a viral infantile rash that just suddenly manifests, she added. It occasionally goes along with a cold, but not in Gus’ case. There is nowhere else for it to be but all over his legs, feet, and the backs of his arms. Nothing can be done other than apply steroid cream and take Benadryl at night. And it can last for 6 to 8 weeks.
Gianotti Crosti syndrome, according to the National Institute of Health, is “a rare childhood skin condition characterised by a papular rash with blisters on the skin of the legs, buttocks, and arms.” According to Moore, the illness causes skin lesions that linger for at least 10 days and as long as several weeks.
“This parenting thing is strange and challenging, and at times you feel utterly helpless (yeah, I’m quite grateful that it’s just an itch on my skin). As long as he is smiling through it, we will be okay because kids are resilient, the This Is Us actress wrote in the conclusion of her Stories post.
Taylor Goldsmith, the lead singer of Dawes, and Moore are parents to two sons; they got married in 2018. August “Gus” Harrison, who goes by the moniker of Gus, was born on February 20, 2021. Oscar “Ozzie” Bennett Goldsmith, the youngest child of the pair, was born in October 2022.