A 38-year-old female asked:
I have a rash on my chest, neck and chin that is grainy and slightly red. i have had low-grade fever, sore throat and head ache. what could it be?
2 doctor answers • 4 doctors weighed in
A Verified Doctoranswered
Multiple causes: There are several sources of a rash like this that vary greatly in source. Viral infections leading rashes with these symptoms are common. Streptococcal infections can lead to similar rashes. It will require photography to help clarify.
3.3k viewsAnswered >2 years ago
Dermatology 40 years experience
Could be viral: but I always get concerned about Strep throat and the rash from Strep when I hear about symptoms like yours. I strongly recommend you get a throat culture and if positive, treat with oral antibiotic.
3.3k viewsReviewed >2 years ago
Last updated Jun 1, 2017
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