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Eagle Mountain, UT
A 31-year-old female asked:

7 yr old son has small, light red, raised bumps covering his entire forehead for 2 days & also milder ones on chest as of 1 day ago now.

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Dr. Vernon Barton
General Practice 52 years experience
Possible virus: This could be a mild viral infection causing a mild transient rash along with the lethargy, sore throat, body aches mentioned. If Motrin has not caused problems before, it may be okay to use for fever/headache/aches, but it is possible the rash is related. Try acetaminophen/tylenol instead if ?. If no more serious symptoms, time will cure. If worses, see a medical provider. Maybe contagious.

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Last updated Jun 30, 2014

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