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Can scarlet fever develop rashes around anus on children?

Can scarlet fever develop rashes around anus on children?

Maybe: The fact is that strep can be present in a peri-anal rash (pustular or blister like) and produce a full blown scarletina rash over the rest of the body. The tissue around the anus is just as susceptible to the strep germ as the throat and can be infected at the same time. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more


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Can my child attend school with a post viral rash? Fever is gone, no other symptoms.

Can my child attend school with a post viral rash?  Fever is gone, no other symptoms.

Viral Exanthum : The level of contagion drops significantly once a child has been fever free without medications for 24 hours. Viral rashes often take much longer to resolve but should not prohibit school or daycare attendance. An exception would be chickenpox, which should be considered contagious until all lesions are scanned and dry. ...Read more

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17 yr old daughter has mono and morbilliform rash. amoxicillin ceased Wed. Prednisone and Benadbut spreading body rash & severe itch. No fever. Help?

17 yr old daughter has mono and morbilliform rash. amoxicillin ceased Wed. Prednisone and Benadbut spreading body rash & severe itch. No fever. Help?

Rash : Using amoxicillin with mono frequently causes an itchy uncomfortable rash. It lasts a while. The prednisone may not be the answer. I would use Zyrtec (cetirizine) and add Benedryl both if needed. Drink lots of fluids and rest. Bathe too. Mono can last 2-3,weeks and it is miserable. It is a lesson learned about over using antibiotics. Sorry you were the one to experience this. It will get better. ...Read more

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Can fever be ongoing with fifths disease?

Can fever be ongoing with fifths disease?

To some extent....: Parvovirus (the cause of fifth disease) can cause fevers that last a bit longer than your average fever causing virus. The longest I have seen fever last is about 5 days. After that, i would want to start thinking about other causes of fever. ...Read more

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Son has ruddy rash on one cheek with no fever or other symptoms. ?

Son has ruddy rash on one cheek with no fever or other symptoms. ?

Observe: Many things can cause this. It may be related to cold inside his mouth, early parvovirus or other infection. If he becomes sick or it persists have him seen. All the best. ...Read more

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Can neck pain, general malaise and nausea be only symptoms of bacterial meningitis in adults could vaccinated child pass disease to unvaccinated adult?

Can neck pain, general malaise and nausea be only symptoms of bacterial meningitis in adults could vaccinated child pass disease to unvaccinated adult?

Not the only symptom: Bacterial meningitis causes a severe headache and neck ache- not just general malaise and nausea....That sounds more like flu. Viral meningitis can be passed form person to person and bacterial forms that we do not have vaccines for so yes to second part of question- if you have concerns about meningitis that person needs to be seen asap. ...Read more

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5 year old with trunk rash, then spread to extremities, now fever and vomiting?

5 year old with trunk rash, then spread to extremities, now fever and vomiting?

Rash and fever: Developing a fever accompanied by vomiting is concerning. I recommend to have your child checked by his pediatrician asap or go to the ed. ...Read more

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Spotty rash, circular and red in pigmentation. Presented after fever subsided in a toddler. Non-itchy. No diarrhea, no vomiting. Appetite suppressed.

Fever/rash: The commonest rash that appears and the fever then subsides is form a viral infection called the 5th disease or from rubeola. Don't worry about the rash it will go away on its own. If it does not then you should see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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Fever in child with no other symptoms?

Fever in child with no other symptoms?

Watchful waiting: Since you dont mention how high his temperature is, i assume it must be over 101 for the moment i would push fluids and use anti pyretics like tylenol (acetaminophen) or ibuprofen. ...Read more

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After dengue fever subsided my son aged 11years is uncomfortable with itchy skin?

After dengue fever subsided my son aged 11years is uncomfortable with itchy skin?

Sensitive skin: I have read that some patients with dengue fever are left with very sensitive skin. Moisturizing frequently should help, but check with your doctor. ...Read more

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Is my toddler contagious with ear infection and low grade fever?

Is my toddler contagious with ear infection and low grade fever?

Yes: An ear infection is not contagious, but the cold or upper respiratory illness he had that caused the ear infection is. Good rule of thumb is that he should be fever free for 24 hours before being considered not contagious. ...Read more

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Does kawasaki ever present in adults with hiv?

Does kawasaki ever present in adults with hiv?

YES: Kawasaki disease is predominantly a disease of childhood, but can occur is adults, though rare. There are some reports of HIV as a risk for adult kawasaki disease and some stats will suggest that 1/3 or adults with kawasaki like syndromes are HIV positive, so there is a correlation. ...Read more

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Spouse has strep with a rash, scarlet fever. How serious/contagious is that?

Spouse has strep with a rash, scarlet fever. How serious/contagious is that?

Very.: Strep is quite contagious; but after a few days of an effective antibiotic therapy, the contagion risk drops dramatically. ...Read more

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Are shaking chills unusual with mild cold and cough illness?

Are shaking chills unusual with mild cold and cough illness?

Yes: Shaking chills and fever can be a sign of a bacterial infection. Often time pneumonia will start first with a viral illness such as a cold but if bacteria grows in the lungsand cause pneumonia, shaking chills, fever, worsening symptoms of cough, discolored phlegm begins. At that point a chest xray/medical evaluation and most likely appropriate antibiotic treatment is needed. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

A rash is a change to skin condition which can affect color, appearance, or texture. It may or may not ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever = elevated body temperature (can be ...Read more