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I have a rash on my side face and chest with flu symptoms any idea what could be I have pics they r circle shaped with red around?

I have a rash on my side face and chest with flu symptoms any idea what could be I have pics they r circle shaped with red around?

Rash: This is probably a viral syndrome that is going to resolve itself. If it persists greater than a week, have the local family doctor check you out. Good luck. ...Read more

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Rash On Face (Definition)

Rash on face varies depending on the cause. Raised rash is one, which are palpable or felt by fingers. The different types of raised rashes are: papules (like a pimple), pustular (containing pus), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in tinea. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


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My 7 year old daughter has had a sore throat and flu symptoms last week now she has a small pimple type rash all over her face I've looked online and?

My 7 year old daughter has had a sore throat and flu symptoms last week now she has a small pimple type rash all over her face I've looked online and?

Need more info: Most of the symptoms described sound like a virus and so it is hard to say for sure without more information or picture. If there is fever present right now and sore throat I would recommend seeing your doctor for strep testing. If the testing is negative then they will likely tell you to give fluids and rest and supportive care. ...Read more

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Does flu cause rash on face and body?

Does flu cause rash on face and body?

Rash from Flu: Flu symptoms accompanied by a rash are often attributed to allergies or relatively common illnesses. Individuals experiencing flu symptoms with a rash should be seen by a physician to begin treatment and rule out severe allergic reactions. ...Read more

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What could cause a skin rash on face, chest and back after the flu?

What could cause a skin rash on face, chest and back after the flu?

Rash after flu...: ...Raises the suspicion that it wasn't flu. Mono, scarlet fever, and roseola are some of the more common febrile illnesses that have rash as part of the picture. ...Read more

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I have a rash on face, neck, upper arms and little on thigh. Not bad but little itchy. Got flu and pneum shot 28and took my 3rd dose of Humira (adalimumab) on 2.??

I have a rash on face, neck, upper arms and little on thigh. Not bad but little itchy. Got flu and pneum shot 28and took my 3rd dose of Humira (adalimumab) on 2.??

See rheum and derm: You need to see your rheumatologist and dermatologist. These symptoms are important and need to be clarified to design your total therapy. ...Read more

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My child has a slight fever and a light rash on face. What are these symptoms of?

My child has a slight fever and a light rash on face. What are these symptoms of?

Viral exanthum: Rashes associated with fever in children are often caused by viral infections. We call these 'exanthums'. These rashes are generally harmless and go away when the infection resolves. Rashes associated with very high fevers, lethargy, rapid progression, vomiting or other concerning symptom require immediate evaluation. Rash associated with sore throat can be Strep infection & requires Rx meds. ...Read more

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What can I do if my mom is really sick. She has flu symptoms and a rash. Should I be worried?

What can I do if my mom is really sick. She has flu symptoms and a rash. Should I be worried?

See a doctor: Why don't you have your mom see a doctor? That way any possible serious issue can be resolved. Your question is impossible to answer specifically. ...Read more

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No fever or flu symptoms I have red blotches under my skin on face. My face even gets red then goes away. What is this?

No fever or flu symptoms I have red blotches under my skin on face. My face even gets red then goes away. What is this?

Cannot diagnose: Answers on HealthTap aren't intended for individual treatment, prescription or diagnosis. Without being able to obtain a full history and to examine you there is no way in which to know what you have. Please see your doctor. ...Read more

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I have a rash on my torso but no flu symptoms. It flares up when I get stressed or anxious and its been here for a little over a week. What is it?

I have a rash on my torso but no flu symptoms. It flares up when I get stressed or anxious and its been here for a little over a week. What is it?

Neurodermatitis: Or atopic dermatitis can cause rash which flares up when stressed out. Genetics may play a role. Check out this link. Take care and have fun in life! Http://www. Almirall. De/al/en/info-centre-skin/eczema/atopic-eczema-neurodermatitis/symptoms. Php http://psychcentral. Com/blog/archives/2011/01/23/11-tips-to-help-manage-anxiety/. ...Read more

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Had flu symptoms for five days now have itchy rash on the tops of thighs?

Had flu symptoms for five days now have itchy rash on the tops of thighs?

Infection related: It is not uncommon to develop hive-like rashes in association with viral illness and even strep infections. As the infection resolves or is treated, so will the rash. These rashes are more common in children. The location being the tops of the thighs in curious. Take a photo to show your doctor. Follow the progression and if not better, see dermatologist. ...Read more

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I've had a tender sore feeling on the outside of my head and face on 1 sidewhen I touch it with slight headache and my eye stings no flu symptoms?

I've had a tender sore feeling on the outside of my head and face on 1 sidewhen I touch it with slight headache and my eye stings no flu symptoms?

Head Ache: Have you had migraine headache before? How old are you? Need to consider arterial inflammation if you have tenderness and headache, if there is any change in vision needs immediate attention. If so go to emergency room. ...Read more

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I'm 38 weeks pregnant and having flu symptoms my head hurts my whole body hurts im throwing up and having chills what does this mean?

I'm 38 weeks pregnant and having flu symptoms my head hurts my whole body hurts im throwing up and having chills what does this mean?

Flu: Sounds lie the flu. Anyone can get the flu even someone who is pregnant. pregnancy does not protect us from common maladies. Make sure you are able to remain hydrated. It will run its course. ...Read more

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I have had flu jag in october, but still getting very strong flu symptoms, shivering, sweating, sore throat, sore head and sore mussels?

I have had flu jag in october, but still getting very strong flu symptoms, shivering, sweating, sore throat, sore head and sore mussels?

May have the flu: Flu vaccine is only 60 -70% effective in preventing the illness. May well reduce severity in many of remaining 30 - 40%. Never-the-less worth having it every year, specially as we grow older. ...Read more

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I have flu symptoms - started 4 days ago with sore throat, now got blocked runny nose, cough and nausea. Noticed I have a lump on top of my head?

I have flu symptoms - started 4 days ago with sore throat, now got blocked runny nose, cough and nausea. Noticed I have a lump on top of my head?

URI: Take the usual treatment for a URI. Bed rest, decongestant. Tylenol, Hot tea with honey. The lump may be unrelated. See if it goes away over the next few weeks. If persistent, see your doctor.

Best wishes. ...Read more

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My MS treatment Ocrevus kills off my CD20 positive B lymphocytes. I’m so worried about getting sick. I have a nagging flu symptoms for a week +?

My MS treatment Ocrevus kills off my CD20 positive B lymphocytes. I’m so worried about getting sick. I have a nagging flu symptoms for a week +?

Can be a cause but!: There can also be other causes. It is best to discuss with your physician.

This is a great drug and it can control your MS but you need guidance to take it safely. It is an immunosupressent and infection can be a risk.

We used the same drug in studies for Rheumatoid Arthritis and it did great but we do not have it availble for RA unfortunately ...Read more

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What do you suggest if my child has a slight fever and a light rash on face what could it be?

What do you suggest if my child has a slight fever and a light rash on face what could it be?

Viral exanthum: Rashes associated with fever in children are often caused by viral infections. We call these 'exanthums'. These rashes are generally harmless and go away when the infection resolves. However, rashes associated with very high fevers, lethargy, rapid progression, vomiting or other concerning symptom require immediate evaluation. ...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

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What might be the cause of fine rash on face after having fever for two days? She is 21 years old. Tnx.

What might be the cause of fine rash on face after having fever for two days? She is 21 years old. Tnx.

Rule out strep: Fever followed by a fine rash could be due to strep & is called scarlet fever. Get seen today for evaluation. If a rapid strep test is done & is negative, ask for a throat culture to confirm. Rapid strep tests can have false negatives 1 to 3 out of 10 times and miss a lot of strep when negative results are not confirmed. If she should get worse, shortness of breath, severe headache, etc. To ER. ...Read more

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14 month old fever getting to 103 rash on face and diarreah the next day?

Stomach virus: This combination is most likely a stomach virus but could be a sign of something more serious. It is important to make sure the baby gets plenty to drink, pedialyte might be a good idea. Each day, the highest fever should be lower than the day before and the baby should act normally when the fever comes down. If the baby is not alert and playful when the fever is near normal, seek medical care. ...Read more

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Fever for three days then rash on face, neck and chest, 1 year old. The rash blanches when pressed and doesn't appear to bother her.?

See below: This could be roseola. A common infection in kids to about 2 1/2 years of age. The rash should last about 4 days, then resolve. I would have your child seen. ...Read more

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My baby has fever blister on tongue n redness of gums n 2 pimple lik rash on face with v poor appetite?

My baby has fever blister on tongue n redness of gums n 2 pimple lik rash on face with v poor appetite?

Maybe herpetic virus: If you or someone close to the baby has herpes -- cold sores, etc. Then it is possible that your baby has gotten them. What you described is consistent with a primary (1st time) herpetic infection. Get to the pediatrician asap for diagnosis and any treatment. ...Read more

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3yrs boy 33pond, has been given penadol against high fever every night for month, red rash on face, arm, legs. Come with fever, fade in morning. No itchy. Apetite ok. Criple walk, swell ankle, no pain.

3yrs boy 33pond, has been given penadol against high fever every night for month, red rash on face, arm, legs. Come with fever, fade in morning. No itchy. Apetite ok. Criple walk, swell ankle, no pain.

Have child seen!: All of these symptoms are very concerning for a serious problem. Fevers, rash, joint pain and swelling sound like a systemic inflammatory condition such as juvenile rheumatoid arthritis. However other things such as certain infections, allergies or exposures can cause these problems. Please be sure this child sees a physician right now to explore the history, exam and do right diagnostic studies. ...Read more

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Can cold fingers and feet accompanied with fever rash on face and thighs (fades when pressed with glass) muscle ache for a month be a sign of dengue?

Can cold fingers and feet accompanied with fever rash on face and thighs (fades when pressed with glass) muscle ache for a month be a sign of dengue?

It's possible: Dengue fever or as its known " break bone fever" classically has severe muscle/ bone pain and a severe headache behind the eyes and can last for weeks.
You should see your doctor for testing. ...Read more

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I just wanted to know if after lymph nodes swell, during cat scratch fever, could a gum sore and a face rash be other symptoms?

I just wanted to know if after lymph nodes swell, during cat scratch fever, could a gum sore and a face rash be other symptoms?

Yes: Cat scratch disease can cause fever and rashes and especially swollen glands the rash could also be due to any medicine sores on the gum also can have many causes ask md about any treatment indicated for the illness. Some antibiotics may make the illness improve faster than without those medications. ...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


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