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Is Koplik Spots A Symptom Of Measles
HIV: Very unlikely. These are usually just concretions in little pits in the tonsil that are very common and can be picked out with a toothpick if they bother you. On the other hand, if you even suspect that you may have been exposed to hiv, please go and get tested. Better safe than sorry. ...Read more
Can occur: Greetings.Chickenpox can be associated with many symptoms to include cold-like or gastrointestinal symptoms. Vomiting can be a sign of a serious complication of chickenpox so if you or someone you know has chickenpox with vomiting, they should be seen by a doctor promptly. If a chickenpox rash is not present, then something else is causing the vomiting and should be assessed as well. Best regards. ...Read more
HIV: Petichiae occur due to either capillary fragility or to some defect in coagulation, usually platelet deficiency. The latter may occur due to a wide number of mechanisms, many of which can be seen in either acute HIV disease (splenic enlargement or bone marrow disease), or due to any of the infections or malignancies that following profound immune deficiency due to hiv/aids. ...Read more
Viruses or Bacterial: Common cold, flu (influenza) mononucleosis (mono), measles chickenpox croup — a common childhood illness characterized by a harsh, barking cough strep throat, which is caused by a bacterium known as streptococcus pyogenes, or group a streptococcus whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory tract infection diphtheria. ...Read more
Yes: Among other things. Get it looked at please. ...Read more
Usually not: The differential diagnosis for "spots" in your vision is varied with the most common cause being floaters secondary to a vitreous detachment. Other causes include orthostatic hypotension changes, ocular migraines, vitreous hemorrhage, and retinal detachment. It is important to get other associated symptoms such as flashes of light. A stroke/tia usually results in total vision loss or greying. ...Read more
It can be.: Thyroid acropachy may complicate graves' disease and subcutaneous infiltration is seen in myxedema. So, the answer to your question is that itchy shins can be associated with thyroidopathies. See your internist or family physician to obtain endocrinology referral. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Measles! : Koplik spots manifest 2-3 days before the measles rash itself. They are clustered white spots on the buccal mucosa opposite the lower 1st & 2nd molars & are pathognomonic for measles. Individuals of any age exposed to the child need to call their doctors. Also, notify the child's pediatrician & the County Health Department. See: www.cdc.gov/measles/ for potential complications. ...Read more
He had measles vac on 3 Oct. Started with rash/spots on tummy on 17 Oct. which still hasn’t cleared, no other symptoms. Should I be concerned?
Mgt: If he is otherwise well, it should clear up in the next one week or so. ...Read more
Red spots on forehead. Baby w/cough & runny nose on/off & pinkeye-like symptoms that went away in a day. Is this measles?! Scared. Active no fever
I have lupus, 3 days ago got very swollen with white under Lt side of tongue. Now have small red lesion spots on body, cause? Lupus? Measles?
Rash on toddler (2 1/2 year old) cheeks and small spots on torso - could this be measles? Been giving him allergex and rubbing creams on him
Hard to say: In most of the industrialized world toddlers have had at least the initial MMR vaccine which prevents measles. In areas where this is not done or there are many who don't it remains a possibility even if a kid was vaccinated. Such rashes are common to many viruses & some allergic reactions. Creams applied to the skin generally have no benefit beyond giving you something to do. ...Read more
Baby of 8months has a face rash(spots) for 2 days. Has a few random spots on thighs and under arms but not nearly as bad as her face. Had a slight temp 5days ago and chesty cough fpr about a week. Could this be measles?
Measles has a set of: Symptoms. Preceding the rash, as do many other viral illnesses. All are contagious. The measles & german measles viruses are shed before the rash breaks out, when parents can't know to keep their kids at home. Please complete your sons immunizations to keep him safe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My daughter woke up with red bumps on top of her hands and feet. Now spread to upper leg - looks like red spot with whitish halo. Not measles/pox look?
Your: daughter needs to see a doctor or you can consult a doctor on prime time showing all the lesions ...Read more
Typical symptoms: Within seven to 14 days after getting infected with the measles, the first symptoms will appear. The earliest symptoms feel like a cold or the flu, with a fever, cough, runny nose, and sore throat. Often the eyes get red and runny. Three to five days later, a red or reddish-brown rash forms and spreads down the body from head to foot. 2-3 days later you may start to see tiny spots inside the mouth ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Measles (rubeola): Measles starts as red spots on the face then spreads to neck, torso, arms and legs. The red spots can coalesce into large areas of red. Here is a helpful article about measles : https://www.healthychildren.org/English/health-issues/vaccine-preventable-diseases/Pages/Measles.aspx ...Read more
Not really: Measles rash occurs after several days of high fever, runny nose, nasty conjunctivitis and often cough. It starts at the head and moves downward and is red and flat and often very expansive all over the body.. Hand foot and mouth usually is blistery and occurs on the hands, feet, mouth, and groin areas most commonly. ...Read more
Measles=very sick: Patients with measles are very ill, with fever, lethargy and a rash which starts behind the ears and progresses down the body.There may be a few white dots inside the mouth. Thrush is a minor illness with white patches on the insides of the cheeks or on the tongue and lips, usually without fever or other signs of systemic illness. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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