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where is scarlet fever most likely to be found

A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Possibly: Attack rates in families range from 1:4 to 1:32 and the kid is contagious from before diagnosis to at least 24 hours into treatment. Those who get str ... Read More

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pierrette Mimi Poinsett
37 years experience Pediatrics
Throughout the US: Scarlet fever is found throughout the US. It is caused by group A streptococcus, found on the noses and throat of people. It is most commonly found i ... Read More
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Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Refer: you to the CDC web site to give you the information you need to know. It is prevalent and is associated with many times of Group A Strep. All the best ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Konold
32 years experience Family Medicine
A form of strep. : Common symptoms are a sore throat, fever, and a red sandpaper rash. Diagnosis is confirmed with a throat culture.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Absolutely: This infection due to group a beta-hemolytic streptococcus pyogenes is characterized by a sandpaper feeling red eruption with pale sparing often aroun ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Mathew
17 years experience Internal Medicine
Antibiotics: It is caused by the streptococcal bacteria and is treated with antibiotics.
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Deborah Ungerleider
35 years experience Pediatrics
Anyone can get: Scarlet Fever, which is simply a strep infection with a rash. It is no more serious than a strep throat, and if diagnosed is easily treated with an an ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Mcgranahan
23 years experience Pediatrics
Antibiotics: Scarlet fever is a rash caused by a strep infection somewhere in the body, usually strep throat although it can be in other areas. Antibiotics such a ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Think sunburn: The color is like a sunburn & the feel is like sandpaper.It tends to start first in the under pants area, armpits & folds of the arms with an interest ... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Rare: This is a red rash which has a sandpaper like feel to it, and blanches with pressure exerted on it. It is very rare in children less than 3 yrs and i ... Read More
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