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My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.

My daughter has small itchy red bumps with a kind of scaly or blister like center. She recently had a fever, swollen glands, and sore throat.

Post sore throat ras: This is likely guttate psoriasis that occurs after some strep infections. Generally this resolves on its own. If the skin lesions continue to spread, become more painful or develop red streaks, take her to her pediatrician. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more


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How can I prevent my hands from peeling any more than it already has due to scarlet fever?

How can I prevent my hands from peeling any more than it already has due to scarlet fever?

Scarlet fever : The desquamation part appears a week after the resolution of the original " sand paper"like rash that characterizes scarlet fever. It is part of the resolution process and usually is resolved by one month after it starts. I can see you are taking medication so my best recommendation is to finish treatment and the illness will take its way out of your system. If you don't feel any better f/u w/ pcp. ...Read more

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How can I prevent my hands from peeling any more than it already has due to scarlet fever?

How can I prevent my hands from peeling any more than it already has due to scarlet fever?

Scarlet fever: The peeling skin is an inflammatory response that has already been initiated. The skin peeling will continue, but the symptoms of pain and itching may be relieved with topical moisturizers. The body's ability to fight any infection can be aided by taking vit c 500mg three times per day for 1 week. ...Read more

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Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?

Soles/palms for awhile small red bumpy spots then dry and peel itchy  comes and goes now spread to body rash feet and hands v hot itchy swollen sore?

Hand foot and mouth?: It's very uncommon for adults, common for kids. In the last few weeks i've seen several adults with hand, foot, and mouth disease. It's an uncomfortable but not dangerous viral illness, improves within a few days, but if your symptoms, worsen, change or fail to improve you should be seen. ...Read more

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Can the symptoms of scarlet fever be there without any sore throat?

Can the symptoms of scarlet fever be there without any sore throat?

Unusual: Almost always has sore throat as part of the illness, but could imagine circumstances under which this might not happen. ...Read more

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My 9 yo daughter has swollen finger joints in one hand and has elevated aso levels, could this be from scarlet fever 4 yrs ago?

Maybe: Elevated aso levels indicate a past strep infection....Just not exactly when. It is important to have her evaluated to see if it is something acute or if it could be related to strep.In the cases I have seen of rheumatic problems after strep the patients did not remember having a strep infection. If her scarlet fever was treated then this may not be related. ...Read more

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I have a really sore throat and really tired also a rash of small close together spots I've looked online and it says scarlet fever please help?

I have a really sore throat and really tired also a rash of small close together spots I've looked online and it says scarlet fever please help?

See your doctor: Rashes are hard to diagnose online sometimes so if you do think it looked like Scarlet fever then you need to see your doctor. Scarlet fever is caused by the strep bacteria and should be treated to prevent complications. If this is a virus then the strep test will be negative and fluids, rest and liquids are the treatment. ...Read more

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I had a fever and sore throat with bloody sputum for a week now I have a itchy rash and my hands feet and face are swollen and hurt to move what is it?

I had a fever and sore throat with bloody sputum for a week now I have a itchy rash and my hands feet and face are swollen and hurt to move what is it?

See doctor: It could be a bacterial infection (strep?), residua of a viral infection, allergic reaction, or other. See your doctor for proper diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

Dr. John cuong Doan
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Scarlet Fever (Definition)

Scarlet fever is a condition consisting of a sandpaper-like rash that can occur with a strep throat infection. It starts on the neck and ...Read more