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A 39-year-old female asked:

My child (5) has a severe ear, nose&throat infection, vomitting & now diarrhoea. she has now developed a rash all over is this normal after fever?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Not uncommon: A generalized rash is a common final stage of many viral illnesses. It usually represents the combination of protective antibodies made by the patient with trapped virus deposited just under the skin surface. This combination leaks out of the capillaries to cause the stain/rash.
Last updated Mar 19, 2018


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