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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. Shari Jackson
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High Fever (Definition)

High fever is a symptom in which a person's internal body temperature is quite high, usually above 102 degrees. Influenza (the flu), other infections, or serious inflammation are some conditions that ...Read more


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What would cause high lft and wbc accompanied by high fever and rash?

What would cause high lft and wbc accompanied by high fever and rash?

YouNeedCloseFollowUp: A lotta things that could affect your liver.Did you ask whomever ordered the tests?What did they say??Did they check for hepatitis? That's the first thing to think with what you've described.In that case you need to be told what to do and, as important, what not to do.Oh! I see you're 9--this requires scrutiny by a competent internist.Meanwhile don't share any intimate objects like eating utensils ...Read more

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9 years child with high fever for 4 days and a very serious rash that doesn't itch+white color throat.Is the rash dangerous?

9 years child with high fever for 4 days and a very serious rash that doesn't itch+white color throat.Is the rash dangerous?

See doctor: It is important to have your child tested for strep throat (which can lead to a sorethroat, rash and fever). Strep throat should be treated with an antibiotic to reduce risk of secondary complications. Rash and fever may be viral; however, without an exam it is impossible to say for certain. Take care. ...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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Is rashes after high fever common for adult?

Is rashes after high fever common for adult?

Sometimes: It depends on the underlying cause of the fever. Many febrile illness do also cause rashes. ...Read more

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Is high bone fever and chicken pox have same symptoms?

Is high bone fever and chicken pox have same symptoms?

Different Fevers!: Bone fever or Fever related to Type B symptoms of Malignancy . Lymphoma . Hodgkins etc Chickenpox is a Viral infection with active viremia during fever episodes and once the fhe fever subsides most of the skin lesions develop crust and later fade away1 Fever in chickenpox is self limited but not bone ver in malignancy ! ' It comes and goes on off! It is a chronic recurring fever! ...Read more

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Does dehydration in adults cause a higher body temp?

Does dehydration in adults cause a higher body temp?

Dehydration: Yes. Dehydration can cause a higher body temperature and also many other symptoms and signs. It is important to always stay well hydrated with pure water. ...Read more

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I got the varicella vaccine in the afternoon and a very high fever that night. Are these related?

I got the varicella vaccine in the afternoon and a very high fever that night. Are these related?

Unlikely.: Varicella vaccine can cause fever, but usually not high. You should speak to your doctor who might want to see you to rule out an infection from another cause, if it continues. Meanwhile they might recommend ibuprofen or acetaminophen. ...Read more

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What would cause a higher billyruben level and a lower white blood cell count in an adult? Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, low grade fever

What would cause a higher billyruben level and a lower white blood cell count in an adult? Symptoms are nausea, vomiting, low grade fever

Many causes...: Many things can cause high bilirubin and low white count. Common causes are biliary obstruction by gallstones, tumors or scarring in the gallbladder, pancreas, and bile ducts. Hemolysis (rupture of red blood cells) can also raise your bilirubin. Please follow up with your doctor because additional work up is needed. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of scarlet fever in a child?

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What are symptoms of scarlet fever in a child?

Fever, sore throat &: Scarlet fever is most often seen in school age children. They present with fever, sore throat, and red morbilliform rash (feels like sand paper). Strawberry tongue and mild abdominal pain are also common. ...Read more

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Intermittent high grade fever with sweating and chills on 18yrz old boy for a week? What is the main cause? NB: Malaria and typhoid tests ne

Intermittent high grade fever with sweating and chills on 18yrz old boy for a week? What is the main cause?  
NB: Malaria and typhoid tests ne

Infection?: The main cause for unexplained fever is infection and sometimes it's hard to identify the focus. If fever continues, he may need a thorough work up in the hospital, including blood and other fluid cultures, scans, ultrasounds and a work up for other infrequent causes of fever, such as autoimmune diseases and tumors. ...Read more

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Could high fever and vomiting cause high blood sugar in non diabetic children?

Could high fever and vomiting cause high blood sugar in non diabetic children?

Stress response: During any illness a kid may have a stress response that includes the inflow of stress hormones into the blood. Epinephrine & cortisol both tend to elevate blood sugars during the stress period. Any elevation would revert to normal after the stress has subsided. ...Read more

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What is high fever in children considered?

What is high fever in children considered?

Fever- see doc?: When to see a doctor when your child has a fever? Depends on the age and how the child is doing: http://www.parenting.com/health-guide/fever/when-call-doctor ...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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If I have severe strep throat with extremely high fever, can it weaken the immunity in urethra?

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If I have severe strep throat with extremely high fever, can it weaken the immunity in urethra?

Here are some...: The internal humoral immunity is a systemic matter, never just localized; its strength reflects personal health state resulting from genetic factors & lifestyle over time. Manifesting extremely high fever means your body is at its hard fight against invading agents to defend you. If having specific issues about urination or possible UTI, to http://www.formefirst.com/onBPH-LUTS-VoidingTrouble.html. ...Read more

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What is a high fever in children temperature considered?

What is a high fever in children temperature considered?

95.9 to 99.5 : A normal temperature reading for a child when taken by mouth is 98.6 degrees f, though this measurement can range from 95.9 to 99.5 degrees f in different kids. Kids with temperatures consistently out of this range can be in danger and should see a physician. ...Read more

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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