U.S. doctors online nowAsk doctors free
LA
A 26-year-old male asked:

My 18 month old has a bump on each arm a little bit bigger than a mosquito bite and is now running fever. can it be serious?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Albert Melaragno
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Maybe a problem: the bumps on each arm may be viral in nature but if they're red and enlarging it may indicate a bacterial infection. would get it checked out if acting sick or rash is enlarging rapidly
Created for people with ongoing healthcare needs but benefits everyone.
Last updated Apr 18, 2015

Disclaimer:

Content on HealthTap (including answers) should not be used for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment, and interactions on HealthTap do not create a doctor-patient relationship. Never disregard or delay professional medical advice in person because of anything on HealthTap. Call your doctor or 911 if you think you may have a medical emergency.