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7 year old boy, flesh toned raised rash on face and torso. Does not itch at all. Do not appear to be blisters. Worried about staph or strep?

7  year old boy, flesh toned raised rash on face and torso. Does not itch at all. Do not appear to be blisters.  Worried about staph or strep?

Monitor over time:: Staph/strep disease of the skin usually results in a localized collection of pus, known as an abscess, boil, or furuncle, depending upon the exact type of lesion that is present. The affected area may be red, swollen, and painful. Drainage or pus is common. When staph/strep is in the blood (bacteremia or sepsis), it can cause high fevers, chills, and low blood pressure. ...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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Four yr old girl has a red raised rash covering 75% of her body once a month since infancy accompanied with a low grade fever any ideas?

Four yr old girl has a red raised rash covering 75% of her body once a month since infancy accompanied with a low grade fever any ideas?

Interesting: Red raised sounds like hives...And why monthly ? Do not know. The low grade fever may be from the rash itself.... Do a diet chart and see if there is something that stands out...You will have to do it for a month. Consider allergy testing and seeing a chinese medicine practitioner...And immunologist as well. Hard to tell without seeing the rash what it really is.. There are some cyclic disorders. ...Read more

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6 year old finished 10 days of amoxicillin 24 hours ago. Now has red non-raised rash on arms and legs, bothering her much. Is she allergic?

6 year old finished 10 days of amoxicillin 24 hours ago. Now has red non-raised rash on arms and legs,  bothering her much. Is she allergic?

Mgt: Allergic reactions to antibiotics can occur but more details are needed. Is the rash blotchy? Does it fade? I would recommend being seen by your PCP. If there are any other symptoms such as respiratory or GI problems, please see the ED. ...Read more

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My child has a red, slightly raised rash on both arms and face/cheeks. He isn't bothered by it and has no other symptoms.

My child has a red, slightly raised rash on both arms and face/cheeks. He isn't bothered by it and has no other symptoms.

Rash: Could be a few things but look up 5th disease or slapped cheek disease to see if it looks similar. The important issue about this infection is that it can cause problems with an unborn fetus. All the best. ...Read more

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3 yr old has a raised rash over his whole body with no other symptons?

3 yr old has a raised rash over his whole body  with no other symptons?

Probably allergic: If itchy, probably allergic in origin. But sometimes related to infection. Check with your doctor. Could be a new food, detergent, soap etc. ...Read more

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2 yr old son gets raised rash on face when rubbed on something look like a small mosquito bites been 3weeks now? No pain no itching disappears in minutes

2 yr old son gets raised rash on face when rubbed on something look like a small mosquito bites been 3weeks now? No pain no itching disappears in minutes

If there is....: ...."no pain no itching disappears in mins, " then i'm not sure what the problem is. If he is well, if the rash is not bothering or disfiguring him, then i wouldn't worry about it too much. ...Read more

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What is my 10-yr old's raised rash all over arms and face?

What is my 10-yr old's raised rash all over arms and face?

Hard to say: There are a lot of things that can cause rashes in children- from infections, irritation, eczema, and hereditary causes. Check with your doctor to find out. ...Read more

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3year old has got a red raised rash on his neck and back. He is complaining of a sore tongue. No fever?

3year old has got a red raised rash on his neck and back. He is complaining of a sore tongue. No fever?

Needs to be seen: Cannot be evaluated online, get to see a doctor and watch out for symptom progression, the sore tongue, try an antihistaminic in the interim, but see a doctor asap, best wishes ...Read more

Dr. Austina Cho
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Raised Rash (Definition)

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 as in scabies), vesicular (containing fluid like chicken pox), or a patch with margins such as in psoriasis. The nature of the rash gives us clues ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin 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