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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

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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I have aosd, I've started mtx inj .4cc, when is it going to start working? Its been 3weeks n my hair is falling out in chunks, but pain, rashes, fevers, swelling stil present

I have aosd, I've started mtx inj .4cc, when is it going to start working? Its been 3weeks n my hair is falling out in chunks, but pain, rashes, fevers, swelling stil present

Weeks-months: The drug could take 8 weeks or longer and that is on the assumption that mtx will work. You are on a low dose and the hair loss may not allow your physician to raise the dose. My feeling is that you will require a different drug and i would speak with your doctor. ...Read more

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I am having white pimple type rashes on my hands as well as extreme swelling. It itches and is spreading up my forearm. Is this bad?

I am having white pimple type rashes on my hands as well as extreme swelling. It itches and is spreading up my forearm. Is this bad?

Allergic Reaction?: Try Benadryl (diphenhydramine) right way. If there is red streak and pain with or without Fevers then there may be a component of Infection. This needs Examination immediately. ...Read more

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Which meds r proven to help with adult stills disease?Swelling, rashes, pain, fevers) im currently on asulfadine n dapro, it doesn't work

Which meds r proven to help with adult stills disease?Swelling, rashes, pain, fevers) im currently on asulfadine n dapro, it doesn't work

It depend: There are many drugs depending on the severity of the condition. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (nsaids). Glucocorticoids. People with high-fever spikes, severe joint symptoms or complications with their internal organs might require glucocorticoids, such as prednisone, methotrexate. The medication Methotrexate (rheumatrex, trexall) has been used successfully in a small series of people ...Read more

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After a Crohn's flare-up, she's having rashes and swelling (not always colocated) that moves around a lot between feet/legs and hands/arms.

After a Crohn's flare-up, she's having rashes and swelling (not always colocated) that moves around a lot between feet/legs and hands/arms.

See doc: Crohn's can be associated with some skin rashes and changes, including tender red/purple nodules on shins and arms ( erythema nodosum), psoriasis-like rashes, other inflammatory changes. Take pictures, see your doc. Meds can cause skin reactions too. ...Read more

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My 16 yo daughter has had flares of swelling of hands , feet lips and rashes for the past 5 years . Ana 1 in 164, no butterfly rash. ?

My  16 yo daughter has had flares of swelling of hands , feet lips and rashes for the past 5 years .  Ana  1 in 164,  no butterfly rash.  ?

Mystery disease: I presume you are already taking your daughter to a rheumatologist. Ask him to consider the possibility of spondylarthropathy and ask him test for hla-b27. ...Read more

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Can someone have lupus even if the only symptom is bilateraljoint pain in hands, shoulder, knees, wrist?(-)rashes, photosensitivity, weakness, fatigue, fever

Can someone have lupus even if the only symptom is bilateraljoint pain in hands, shoulder, knees, wrist?(-)rashes, photosensitivity, weakness, fatigue, fever

Of Course; ; Hope No: Lupus erythematosus is a notoriously variable disease process, from person to person ; time to time. Since which portions of their body the person's immune system is currently targeting, ; to what degree, varies widely, the consequences also vary widely. Even with high quality lab, diagnosis is problematic ; while treatment outcome, by only medications, can help, outcomes are rarely very good. ...Read more

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I have itchy rashes on the face and hands with fever, sore throat, and red conjunctiva. What could this be?

I have itchy rashes on the face and hands with fever, sore throat, and red conjunctiva. What could this be?

Several things: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more


Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...Read more