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My 14 month old daughter has a rash on limbs and torso. No itching. No fever. She is acting normal. Could it be 3 day measles? Had rash four days.

My 14 month old daughter has a rash on limbs and torso. No itching. No fever. She is acting normal. Could it be 3 day measles? Had rash four days.

Maybe: Three day measles is rubella and I have not seen a case...Ever...There is roseola which usually has 3 days of fever before the rash breaks out. Could be any number of viruses or a reaction to something...Glad she is acting normal. If you are concerned please see your pediatrician. Rashes really need to be seen because it is hard to tell from a brief description what they are. ...Read more

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Measles (Definition)

Also known as rubeola, this is a formerly common childhood viral infection that causes a fever with cough, runny nose, red eyes, and a characteristic red rash. Rare complications include pneumonia and encephalitis. The ...Read more


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5 years old is having red itchy rashes on neck, itching on back, ears and face, swelling on face. Fever 100.Skin is rough. Is it strep throat/measles?

5 years old is having red itchy rashes on neck, itching on back, ears and face, swelling on face. Fever 100.Skin is rough. Is it strep throat/measles?

Needs to be seen: Cannot be diagnosed on this platform with this limited information, which indicate need for medical attention, kindly take your child to the pediatrician, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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My 10mon old daughter having high fever just after the measles vaccine, also having rashes. Its 3rd day of her having fever. Stomach upset too. Help fast?

My 10mon old daughter having high fever just after the measles vaccine, also having rashes. Its 3rd day of her having fever. Stomach upset too. Help fast?

Measles vaccine: It is relatively common after receiving measles vaccine to have fever that will last 3-5 days. The area where the measles vaccine is given is painful. Take pain medication like Ibuprofen may help to alleviate some or most of the pain. The stomach upset could related to the pain. If it persists, check with your physician to make sure. ...Read more

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14 month old. Small bumps on torso and legs/arms. No fever, itching...Nothing. No changes in routine. Bumps are size of pen mark and sporatic. Pink.?

14 month old. Small bumps on torso and legs/arms. No fever, itching...Nothing. No changes in routine. Bumps are size of pen mark and sporatic. Pink.?

Molluscum?: This could be a number of thing including molluscum contagiosum, a viral infection which is only on the skin. If this is spreading see doctor for early treatment. These do eventually resolve after 1-2 years, but they are easily removable. ...Read more

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My daughter has like a rash that itches everynight and she has little red dots all over no fever nothing what could it be?

My daughter has like a rash that itches everynight and she has little red dots all over no fever nothing what could it be?

Allergic rash: This sounds like an allergic rash to me. Check on the detergent you wash her clothes with ir some soap or lotion she uses every day. Good Luck ...Read more

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Both of my children woke up with a rash this morning. One daughter had it on her arm the other daughter has it all over her back and some on her arm. They are not showing any sick symptoms. No fevers at all. They say it itches sometimes. We did visit a lo

Both of my children woke up with a rash this morning. One daughter had it on her arm the other daughter has it all over her back and some on her arm. They are not showing any sick symptoms. No fevers at all. They say it itches sometimes. We did visit a lo

Bites: The distribution of the lesions and the fact that both children sleeping in the same bed developed the lesions at the same time makes it likely they are bites. Try to discover the source. Keep the lesions clean and use Benadryl (diphenhydramine) for any itching. All the best. ...Read more

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My 14 month old daughter has been bleeding from her privates. Took her to the doctor he said he thinks she cut herself. Shss still bleeding and has developed a spotted rash everywhere now we has a fever. Rectal temp 45 min ago was 100.3. Rectal temp 10 mi

My 14 month old daughter has been bleeding from her privates. Took her to the doctor he said he thinks she cut herself. Shss still bleeding and has developed a spotted rash everywhere now we has a fever. Rectal temp 45 min ago was 100.3. Rectal temp 10 mi

Viral illness?: If she is comfortable & in no distress, support her by allowing her private areas to heal by soaking her in a tepid bath with some baking soda to enhance healing of her "cut." watch to see how other symptoms affect her over time. I would not give medication for her temperature unless she was fussy, irritable, uncomforatble. This may be a viral illness with rash, fever & evolving other sx's. ...Read more

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My 12 yr old daughter developed this purple bruising rash on hand, and torso, doesn't itch, not raised, no fever.?

My 12 yr old daughter developed this purple bruising rash on hand, and torso, doesn't itch, not raised, no fever.?

Mgt: She may have developed a low platelet count and/or have an infection associated. I would recommend seeing a physician and asking about Idiopathic thrombo cytopenia during the visit. ...Read more

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My 16 months old daughter has a rash around her eyes, on her eyelids, also on the forehead, no itching, no fever. Her eyelids are swollen.?

My 16 months old daughter has a rash around her eyes, on her eyelids, also on the forehead, no itching, no fever. Her eyelids are swollen.?

Could be eczema: While this could be eczema, there are other possible causes including seborrheic dermatitis, bacterial infection, fungal infection (ringworm), dry skin, and others. It could even be a reaction to shampoo or other products, although that is more likely to itch. ...Read more

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My son is 19 months old and started developing a rash 2 days ago. It started at his waste and has gone up his torso. It is now into his underarms and in between his wrist and elbow. He has not been sick or had any type of fever. He is acting like his usua

My son is 19 months old and started developing a rash 2 days ago. It started at his waste and has gone up his torso. It is now into his underarms and in between his wrist and elbow. He has not been sick or had any type of fever. He is acting like his usua

Possible viral: A viral infection is the likely cause for your child. One thing of note is that it may be worse for a few days before it gets better. See your pediatrician if the rash persists for more than 2 weeks. ...Read more

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My daughter age 11 is showing signs of a strep rash on her torso and neck but has no fever. Her tonsils and adenoids were removed. Is this strep?

My daughter age 11 is showing signs of a strep rash on her torso and neck but has no fever. Her tonsils and adenoids were removed. Is this strep?

Maybe, maybe not: Many agents can cause a rash similar to the rash of strep, like dryer sheets, detergents, & the like. The rash of strep usually comes out about 12 hours after the fever.The only way to know for sure is to have her examined & tested. The source of the strep could be somewhere other than her throat;including her anus, sinuses or a skin wound. ...Read more

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My 14 month old has a red rash under his eye. When he cries or itches it, the rash goes further under his eye to his nose. Any suggestions?

My 14 month old has a red rash under his eye. When he cries or itches it, the rash goes further under his eye to his nose. Any suggestions?

Allergies: Sound like your child may be allergic to something. Scratching or rubbing an allergic rash will usually make it enlarge. See your pediatrician who may prescribe a cream or even recommend an allergist. ...Read more

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Daughter has internal itching since this Apr. Allergists said they don't know cause; no rash, redness, fever, no diet change or detergents--help!!

Daughter has internal itching since this Apr. Allergists said they don't know cause; no rash, redness, fever, no diet change or detergents--help!!

Itching: On many occasions no reason can be found despite extensive work up, you didn't mention how old is your daughter though? At any rate, skin care, moisturizers, antihistamines, if prescribed, take regularly, and keep the follow up, watch if you have pets, stuffed toys, etc., see another allergist for a second opinion if you wish, it's your right ...Read more

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Daughter has internal itching since this Apr. Allergists said they don't know cause; no rash, redness, fever, no diet change or detergents--help!!

Daughter has internal itching since this Apr. Allergists said they don't know cause; no rash, redness, fever, no diet change or detergents--help!!

Itching: Have you had her evaluated by her pediatrician or FP for other things besides allergies? For instance is she under any stressors at home, at school, any friends move, pets die or anything like that? . Is she acting out, personality changes? Sometimes internal symptoms can be signs of other things in this age group. ...Read more

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4 year old with bumps on buttocks, itches a little, not red around them, none on torso or anywhere else, no fever?

4 year old with bumps on buttocks, itches a little, not red around them, none on torso or anywhere else, no fever?

Rash: Rash on buttocks may be folliculitis. Needs to see your physician so he/she can look at the rash to know exactly what it is. ...Read more

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My 21month baby has measle like rashes all over the face, his chest, his belly and extremities. But no fever, runny nose and teary eyes.

My 21month baby has measle like rashes all over the face, his chest, his belly and extremities. But no fever, runny nose and teary eyes.

Rash: It is really hard to diagnose rash on the body of a baby. It is better to see your pediatrician about this rash, especially if it this extensive rash ...Read more

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My 5 yrr old daughter has a rash similar to chick pox but more purple and bruiselike it itches. 4 doctors she saw don't know. Can u please help?

My 5 yrr old daughter has a rash similar to chick pox but more purple and bruiselike it itches. 4 doctors she saw don't know. Can u please help?

Please try: To upload some pictures of the rash so we can see what you ate talking about. Some of us may be familiar with it. Otherwise go see a dermatologist for help, diagnosis and management. Also would need some history, other signs and symptoms. ...Read more

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3 yr old, 2 days fever, no fever now, rash like blisters at the back of mouth, very few on hands and feet, mouth ache, had MMR already, possible measles?

3 yr old, 2 days fever, no fever now, rash like blisters at the back of mouth, very few on hands and feet, mouth ache, had MMR already, possible measles?

Hand, foot, mouth dz: Possibly hand, foot, mouth disease. Could also be other viral infection. Measles produces generalized rash. ...Read more

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I have a ten year old girl that started out with a headache and a sour throat and a fever of a 104. Breaking out in a rash now could it be measles?

I have a ten year old girl that started out with a headache and a sour throat and a fever of a 104. Breaking out in a rash now could it be measles?

Strep??: If your daughter has been vaccinated with 2 MMR vaccine, it is unlikely that she has measles. On the other hand, it is very possible that she may have strep throat which needs to be treated with antibiotics. Strep throat is often associated with sore throat, headache, stomachache, and fever. A strep rash is usually referred to a scarlet fever. You should be seen by your doctor for treatment. ...Read more

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I have a ten year old girl that started out with a headache and a sour throat and a fever of a 104.0 breaking out in a rash now could it be measles?

Rare but....: Generally rare but not impossible.Measles usually has very red eyes, cough and cold symptoms beside the rassh that appears like "prickly" heat. Sound more like strep throat is possible. Need to see the pediatrician. ...Read more

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I have a ten year old girl that started out with a headache and a sour throat and a fever of a 104.0braking out in a rash now could it be measles?

I have a ten year old girl that started out with a headache and a sour throat and a fever of a 104.0braking out in a rash now could it be measles?

Rule out meningitis: What kind of rash? If her neck is stiff, or the rash is palpable or bloody go to an emergency room immediately to rule out meningitis. ...Read more

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My 6 yr old has this rash under arm and down side of torso that itches can I send a photo to identify it?

My 6 yr old has this rash under arm and down side of torso that itches can I send a photo to identify it?

No: This is the public HT site. We answer basic medical questions and provide advice. We do not have any ability to view any picture, lab or x-rays you upload. We cannot see anything that you don't write into your post. The HT Prime site concierge service has some of those capabilities. ...Read more

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Should I take my child to the doctor if I suspect German measles? He is 18months old. Fever only lasted one night and rash started yesterday.

Should I take my child to the doctor if I suspect German measles? He is 18months old. Fever only lasted one night and rash started yesterday.

See doctor: Several viruses can cause fever with skin rash, and any child with fever and rash should be seen by a doctor, preferably the child's pediatrician. Mostly these are mild but sometimes serious. Better safe than sorry. Good luck. ...Read more

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My 5 mth daughter had her measles vaccination today and has developed a rash on her back. Is this normal?

My 5 mth daughter had her measles vaccination today and has developed a rash on her back. Is this normal?

Yes: A rash is not unusual after the vaccine. Your child may have a slight fever as well after the vaccine. This is best managed with acetaminophen for comfort. Unless your child appears to feel ill or acts ill, for example loses interest in play or loses appetite, you and relax and let the rash facd in a few days. Any other signs of illness such as very high fever, no play, no appetite-see MD ...Read more

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My 21 month old daughter had a fever then developed a rash on wed. One dr. Told me it was a normal rash, another told me to take her in to test for s?

My 21 month old daughter had a fever then developed a rash on wed. One dr. Told me it was a normal rash, another told me to take her in to test for s?

Rashes: Rashes are common after simple viral illnesses but can occur during a group a strep infection & need specific therapy. If the rash has a sandpaper feel & started around the genitals, armpit & inner elbow it is more likely to be strep & need rx. If more generalized, pinpoint red dots, scattered over trunk & legs it is more likely viral. Either way, if you are concerned, have baby seen. ...Read more

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For How long does the Measles 's after vaccine fever last? My daughter had measles vaccine on 1 sept, she is having fever till then. Fever is above 100.

For How long does the Measles 's after vaccine fever last? My daughter had measles vaccine on 1 sept, she is having fever till then. Fever is above 100.

Measles vaccine: The measles part of the vaccine often doesn't cause side effects prior to 7-10 days after the vaccine, and this is usually fever and a rash. If this fever is atypical, she should see her MD to see if there is another cause. ...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