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how long does a fever rash last

A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. Holly Maes
35 years experience Pediatrics
7-10 days: This is a very normal course for roseola. While the fever is usually only 2-3 days, the rash typically persists for 7-10 days. You are on day 6 - give ... Read More
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A 6-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Varies: The range is hours to days with 24 hours being the usual.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
24 years experience Pediatrics
Loose link: There is no strong evidence that teething causes diarrhea or fever, contrary to popular belief. Green stools in an infant can be caused by infection, ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience Pediatrics
Bruise: If only in 1spot and perfectly, may be a bruise or pinch mark may take a week or so.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keith Ramsey
35 years experience Adolescent Medicine
Different rashes: The "sandpaper" rash on the trunk lasts about 7-10 days and then peels like a mild sunburn. You can have impetigo, which can look like blisters or ho ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
see details: A few days to as long as 2 weeks.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
A week: Dengue fever typically lasts from 5-7 days if there are no complications. Treatment is generally supportive.
A 7-year-old male asked:
Dr. K. Mujib Haque
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Drug Rash: It can still last a week to two . Must stop the offending antibiotic immediately and contact your doctor if any tongue or throat swelling (anaphylacti ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV: The acute or primary HIV infection can be asymptomatic in many individuals. For others however, symptoms like, skin rash and flu-like symptoms can dev ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Variable: Since there is no specific treatment for measles, the treatment consists of anti-pyretics, such as acetaminophen, which work to calm down a fever.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
Sometimes. Forever: It depends on the cause of the rash. If it is secondary to lupus, it may be present forever or it may resolve with treatment.
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
49 years experience Pediatrics
A few days: Rash associated with streptococcal infection disappears usually within a few days once treated properly with antibiotics. Occasionally, fine to gross ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mandakini Patel
40 years experience Pediatrics
Rash:amoxicillin/mon: Rash associated with amoxicillina nd infectitious mononucleosis may last for few days to few weeks.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Payam Rafat
21 years experience Podiatry
Depends on treatment: There are many things that could cause the skin to itch. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, and sometimes bact ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Fungal rash: A fungal infections can last for as long as not treated. In addition, it can increase in size, spread to a larger area of the body while being very co ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
About 2 weeks: About 2 weeks, give or take.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Depends on cause: Fever is a symptom of many pathologic processes. The lenght of febrile episode is determined by the underlying cause. If a fever has lasted more tha ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ryan Phasouk
17 years experience Family Medicine
It can vary: Fever from a strep throat infection can be variable from a few days to weeks if left untreated. In some instances, fever is absent and one must rely ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ellen Altenburg
30 years experience Pediatrics
48 hrs: Typically the fevers are gone within 48 hrs. If the fevers have continued beyond 48 hrs, I'd suggest calling his physician for further advice. He may ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
It doesn't: A cold is a viral upper respiratory infection characterized by sore throat, runny and congested nose. A cold does not cause diarrhea. Enteroviruses, ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Not usually: In the old days, rheumatic fever was not uncommonly linked to strep infection (fever, jt ache, heart valve damages), but this complication has become ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Herpes simplex: Typically from 7-10 days but this can be quite variable with the individual infected.
A member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Response within 48H: I usually see the fever begin to drop within 36-48 hrs depending on the type of abx i use(based on allergy profile). Persistence of fever generally me ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Franklyn Gergits
28 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Fever and strep: Hello, it depends on the infection, the intensity or degree of inoculation, your immune status and overall state of health. Typically, the infection a ... Read More
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