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Can a high fever cause a rash in adults?

Can a high fever cause a rash in adults?

Yes: A fever can precipitate a rash; it may be the pathogen causing the reactive fever, and also the direct cause of the rash. In either case an md vist is warranted. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

Most bumps and blotches on a newborn baby are harmless and clear up by themselves. By far the most common skin problem in infants is diaper rash. Diaper rash is an irritation of the skin caused by dampness, urine, or feces. Most babies who wear diapers will have some type of diaper rash. However, there are other skin disorders that can cause rashes. These are usually not serious unless ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: fever and rash?

What is the definition or description of: fever and rash?

Temp and red...: Fever= elevated body temperature rash: usually red, possibly itchy patch, may have vesicles or blister or "weep" fluid. Can be raised or flat; many, many presentations. A fever can and often does precipitate a rash. ...Read more

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I have fever and rash in my face and sometimes i feel pain in my back what these symptoms would be ?

I have fever and rash in my face and sometimes i feel pain in my back what these symptoms would be ?

Autoimmune disease: Worse one to consider are lupus dermatitis with joint symptoms ... But could be just a simple rash with incidental back pain findings ... Apologize not much help to you ! best would be a primary care md visit! ...Read more

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What does it mean when you have a rash and fever?

What does it mean when you have a rash and fever?

Many things: It can be from a viral infection, drug reaction etc. See your doctor if it is persistent or getting worse. ...Read more

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Recurrent fever and rash in 1 month. Whats up?

Recurrent fever and rash in 1 month. Whats up?

Untreated strep?: See do tor for examination and throat culture to rule out strep infection which can cause fever and rash. Untreated this can lead to internal involvement. ...Read more

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What to do if you receive rash and fever while taking sulfa?

What to do if you receive rash and fever while taking sulfa?

Stop, see doctor: There are two possibilities here: either you are having a reaction to the sulfa drug, or the infection that you're treating with the drug (which i'm assuming is an antibiotic, though not all sulfa drugs are) is getting worse. Either way, you need to stop the drug and check with the doc who prescribed it. ...Read more

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Husband with rash and fever since he got back from serving. Can va docs figure out?

Husband with rash and fever since he got back from serving. Can va docs figure out?

The only way...: ...To find out is to go. Many va hospitals have a dermatology clinic, but some do not; call and find out if your nearest va has one. If not, you may have to go to one a bit further away; but once you find a derm clinic, i'm confident that its staff will quickly diagnose and treat your husband. Oh, and please thank him, from all of us here at healthtap, for his service; we deeply appreciate it. ...Read more

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Does amoxicillin cause rash and fever?

Does amoxicillin cause rash and fever?

Not unless: The bacteria you are treating is resistant to the Amoxicillin (fever) and/or you are possibly allergic to it (rash). ...Read more

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Fever and rash in a 4 month old?

Fever and rash in a 4 month old?

Viral?: The most common cause of fever and a rash in a baby is a virus, but there are lots of other possibilities, and the question is just too vague for us to give a more specific answer. The short answer is you should see your pediatrician, or at the very least, call him/her. ...Read more

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Fever and rash on face and palms?

Fever and rash on face and palms?

Infection, see md: This represents an infection- viral, strep most likely. Rarely the can also represent other rarer infections which can be serious. It is i portent to be seen for examination and series of blood tests to determine cause. Untreated this may involve internal organs- heart, kidney etc. ...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


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

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