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Dr. Ivy Fisher
44 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Hi. I'm Dr. Ivy Fisher a pedi MD with Healthtap. One can get a viral conjunctivitis with redness, discharge. Then, can get an allergic reaction to thi ... Read More

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A 4-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
?virus: if it is itchy it could be an allergy.it could be a virus--get it checked by his dr.
Dr. Mohammad Khan
30 years experience Pediatrics
See your doctor: allergic reaction possible, may have eczema. molluscum. Many viruses or strep throat infection may also cause rashes.Needs evaluation
Dr. Melissa Gowans
21 years experience Pediatrics
Rashes: Rashes are incredibly difficult to diagnose without actually seeing and knowing more of the history (preceding illness, chronic issues etc). It's defi ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Has he been vaccinated against chicken pox? See a doctor. No one can diagnose without being able to visualize the rash.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Hard to say: To get the most from this site you need to provide adequate background information with questions. You have not provided the kids age, how this starte ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
See a dermatologist: Benadryl (diphenhydramine) is likely to have adverse effects on the baby such as sedation or excitation. It is an antihistamine. Antihistamines are us ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Chevies Newman
22 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Need some info: Many people may have chicken pox exposure and not know; shingles is painful. It spreads in a distict dermatome, or nerve distribution of the skin. I ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Predisposition: It is definitely possible.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Murphy
29 years experience Allergy and Immunology
NO: Allergy per se will not make you more vulnerable to viruses. Certainly patients with allergic asthma or atopic dermatitis may have complications of th ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Allergy shots: I feel that since the allergy shots have been started they should continue on schedule providing that you and the allergist's staff follow guidelines ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
14 years experience Family Medicine
Fever from virus.: Sometimes it's hard to tell the difference when they both can cause a sore throat and runny nose. But if you have a fever + sore throat/runny nose, i ... Read More
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A 12-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Can't tell for sure: People with itchy-sneezy allergies catch colds and COVID-19 too. To avoid catching respiratory viruses (colds, flu, COVID) during the flu season, a pe ... Read More

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