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My 4yr old and 1yr old grandchildren had a couple of days of temps ranging between 99 to 102 had small red spots on cheeks and torso?

My 4yr old and 1yr old grandchildren had a couple of days of temps ranging between 99 to 102 had small red spots on cheeks and torso?

Common pattern: This is a common and non-specific pattern found in many viral infections.Temperature spikes are found as the virus circulates in the blood while towards the end of the illness a rash will be visible. Along with other symptoms like nausea, vomiting or loose stools, a doc can further classify the family of viruses suspected, but most come and go with no specific label. ...Read more

Red Spots (Definition)

One possibility for red spots is a collection of vessels in the skin and they are called hemangiomas. These can easily be treated. I usually will use ...Read more


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I waked up yesterday&found some tiny red spots on my cheek i think they r petechiae.How can I treat them? &what r ! possiple causes?

No treatment: Petechiae are due to bursting of tiny capillaries in the skin and if they occurred on only one area of one cheek, it suggests some low grade trauma(sneezing, pressure). It takes days for the petechiae to resolve and there is no treatment for them. However if petechiae start occurring in multiple parts of the body a check up is indicated to find the cause. ...Read more

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7m old low grade fever of 101.5 (day)103 (night).Two red spots on his cheek and sore on the roof of his mouth has a bit of diaper rash? Cause?

7m old low grade fever of 101.5 (day)103 (night).Two red spots on his cheek and sore on the roof of his mouth has a bit of diaper rash?  Cause?

Hand foot, mouth dis: Hand foot and mouth disease is most likely. Causing sores on the palate, around the mouth, in the diaper area, and hands and feet, they look like red spots or canker sores (white discs with red around them). Fever and pain are possible. It's viral and runs its course. Pain control is key. If this doesn't sound like what your child has, get it checked. ...Read more

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Leah woke in the night vomiting.After she finished she was back to her oldself. She has tiny red spots on her cheeks but other than that she's fine. ?

Leah woke in the night vomiting.After she finished she was back to her oldself. She has tiny red spots on her cheeks but other than that she's fine. 
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I need a pix: I need a picture to be sure, but the redspots are probably tiny tiny broken blood vessels due to straining while vomiting. Sounds like just a little 24 hour bug. ...Read more

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I am taking amoxicillilon for a sinus infection and I have sore red spots on my cheeks am i allergic?

I am taking amoxicillilon for a sinus infection and I have sore red spots on my cheeks am i allergic?

Probably not: A drug rash is more widespread. If your rash goes to your trunk and arms and legs it can be from the medication. ...Read more

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My 8 year old daughter has swollen fingers on both hands and 5 red spots on her cheeks not sure if these 2 things are related but they both appeared t?

My 8 year old daughter has swollen fingers on both hands and 5 red spots on her cheeks not sure if these 2 things are related but they both appeared t?

? allergic reaction: Sounds like she could be having an allergic reaction to something. If no shortness of breath, difficulty breathing, tongue or lip swelling, can give Diphenhydramine (benadryl) for tonight and call doc in morning. Make list of any new foods and/or exposures in past few days to try and pinpoint possible allergens. If having any respiratory problems, feels like can't breath, seek care tonight. ...Read more

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My baby has bright red spots only on her cheeks and around her mouth, what could this be? 

My baby has bright red spots only on her cheeks and around her mouth, what could this be? 

Vascular lesion?: It is best to check with your pediatrician in this case. Although possibly irritation, allergy, or just a transient skin issue, there is a chance it could be a pediatric vascular lesion. These include he hemangiomas or vascular malformations. Treatment options very depending on the diagnosis. Typically they resolve without aggressive treatment. ...Read more

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