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Skin Rash Post Measles Immunisation In Child
Hello. Rash on lips, dry throat and the tonsils inflammation, dry eyes and red spots on the skin (and I got measles as a child) what could i have?
See your doc: If you had has normal measles (rubeola) as a kid, you should be immune. You may have german measles (rubella). I wouldn't expect so if you were vaccinated as a child. Alternatively, if you are blistering on anything with a mucous membrane lips, cheeks, throat, eyes--you could be having a bad allergic reaction called stevens johnson syndrome. That's pretty serious and requires urgent attention. ...Read more
5 years old is having red itchy rashes on neck, itching on back, ears and face, swelling on face. Fever 100. Skin is rough. Is it strep throat/measles?
9 year son has a rash over body stomach back and face runny nose dry cough head scratchy throat worried it chicken pox/measles?
How do you know it a child has measles or an allergic reaction. He has never had allergys in his life but has had a growing rash all over his upper bo?
See doctor: If the child does not have fever, it is not likely to be measles. Did you not get the child vaccinated for usual childhood disorders? You should discuss it with the pediatrician and keep the child up to date with vaccinations, the popular press chatter against vaccinations notwithstanding. ...Read more
Baby 11months has rashes on her body. She has temperature. Could it be measles. How long. What precaution?
10month son red bumpy skin rash on tummy showed up not long after immunization shots. Could that be the reason?
Red bumpy rash: It would help to know how soon after the shots were given did the rash appear? If it were due to the shots I would have expected ai more generalized rash, rather than one limited to the tummy. ...Read more
Typical symptoms: Within seven to 14 days after getting infected with the measles, the first symptoms will appear. The earliest symptoms feel like a cold or the flu, with a fever, cough, runny nose, and sore throat. Often the eyes get red and runny. Three to five days later, a red or reddish-brown rash forms and spreads down the body from head to foot. 2-3 days later you may start to see tiny spots inside the mouth ...Read more
What are the chances of me getting Measles from visiting 18 month old over weekend, his rash came out Monday, cant remember if I had as a child?
NO: The rash is a "normal" reaction occurring in maybe 1-2% of the vaccination given. It is not the disease. ...Read more
Should I take my child to the doctor if I suspect German measles? He is 18months old. Fever only lasted one night and rash started yesterday.
Baby of 8months has a face rash(spots) for 2 days. Has a few random spots on thighs and under arms but not nearly as bad as her face. Had a slight temp 5days ago and chesty cough fpr about a week. Could this be measles?
Doubt it: An 8 mo would be covered with the rash and quite ill, to the point you went to the ER. This is likely one of many viral rashes it will have in childhood. ...Read more
My son got the mmr vaccine 12 days ago and now developed a rash all over his body. It looks exactly like measles and fever of 100.4 is this normal?
My daughter has a skin irritation/rash around her face when she eats certain food not sure what it is ava age 3, healthy
no known allergies so far
immunizations up to date?
Thinking it might be red dye #40?
Rash: This could simply be a basic irritant dermatitis due to little ones getting as much food on their face as they get in their mouth. And the food can irritate the skin. Also, kids will lick around the mouth, causing irritation. See the pediatrician for evaluation or a dermatologist. ...Read more
Two: A diffuse macularpapular discrete rash covering the trunk and spreading centripetally to extremities, usually lasting 3-5 days. There is a second rash that occurs 20% of the time inside the oral cavity called an enanthem. This is forchheimer sign. Also, lymph nodes are swollen behind ears. ...Read more
My kid got high fever followed by rashes like measles with brown vesicles extensively. What could be that? Is that contagious?
Call doc or ER: You do not say how old your kid is, or if any other symptoms. I am concerned when you say brown vesicles all over. If a google image search of chicken pox does not show you an almost exact similarity, then this could be very serious. Call his doctor right now or go to the ER. Best of luck! ...Read more
My 10mon old daughter having high fever just after the measles vaccine, also having rashes. Its 3rd day of her having fever. Stomach upset too.help fast?
Measles vaccine: It is relatively common after receiving measles vaccine to have fever that will last 3-5 days. The area where the measles vaccine is given is painful. Take pain medication like Ibuprofen may help to alleviate some or most of the pain. The stomach upset could related to the pain. If it persists, check with your physician to make sure. ...Read more
Husband has rash over entire body. He has no fever, good appetite, looks like measles but does not have symptoms.?
Skin rash: Sight unseen, it is difficult to give you a definitive diagnosis. See your doctor for an accurate diagnosis ...Read more
Don't infect others: Stay home, rest, and do not infect your friend, coworkers, family and acquaintances. If you have deadly enemies you might want to visit them. ...Read more
Measles starts as red spots on the face then spreads to neck, torso, arms and legs. The red spots can coalesce into large areas of red.
Here is a helpful article about measles :
https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/vaccine-preventable-diseases/Pages/Measles.aspx ...Read more
Rash is fever free: A common everyday rash is not accompanied by fever, whereas german measle rash and fever appear simultaneously. ...Read more
He had measles vac on 3 Oct. Started with rash/spots on tummy on 17 Oct. which still hasnt cleared, no other symptoms. Should I be concerned?
Mgt: If he is otherwise well, it should clear up in the next one week or so. ...Read more
I think I was around a colleague in office today who might have measles. He has a rash and fever. What are the chances that I could get it too.
If he truly has ...: If he truly has the measles, the chances you will get it are very high if you have not been vaccinated. It is VERY contagious. But even though we have heard a lot about measles lately, at least here in the US, most people around the world have been vaccinated. Many other, usually viral, diseases cause a rash and fever. Wash your hands, practice sensible hygiene, and find out what he had if you can! Stay well! ...Read more
Can measles be reactivated in an adult if other medical conditions are underlying and, if so, would it always present with rash?
7 f rash on body with fever102.5 goes up and to 99. Since Monday. Tested for measles neg. Do I let it work it way out. Been two 4 drs already?
Very challenging...: Rash + Fever in adult patients can be due to any number of things and it is essential to know where the rash initially appeared on the body and how it looks. Causes could include bacteria, viruses, medications, auto-immune disease, and the list goes on. Evaluation should include thorough history and physical and sometimes lab testing. For a good review: http://www.aafp.org/afp/2000/0815/p804.html ...Read more