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Scarlet Fever Rash In Adults
Scarlet Fever: Due to toxins produced by streptococcus pyogenes, the rash is red, with slight elevations of parts of the skin producing a sandpaper like feel, and the redness blanches with pressure. There is usually pallor around the mouth. The rash can involve most of the body, often beginning on the trunk. ...Read more
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
Red, sandpapery….: …rash generally on the trunk and sometimes in the creases of arms or legs. It is very fine and feels rough to the touch. May be caused by a strep infection in the throat or elsewhere in the body.. Should always see a doctor ASAP if you have a rash like this. Good luck! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes and no: The strep rash is what used to be the most prominent feature of scarlet fever. But the term is more of a historical one. There was a time (lest we forget) that we did not have antibiotics. Scarlet fever described a systemic strep illness that could last more than a week with high sustained fevers over 103 and the rash.Most would recover but some developed rheumatic fever afterward. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
If a child has strep & gets scarlet fever, will the rash show up immediately when the symptoms start or can it take a few days for the rash to start?
Usually soon: The rash producing chemical that is generated by the strep is created after the start of the infection when it has reproduced in enough numbers to make the rash toxin.Studies suggest it will be evident by 12 hours after the appearance of fever in the illness.Not all strep will produce the rash, only those with the extra dna to make the extra toxin. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
There's a rash on my cheeks. I usually have oily skin, but since yesterday i've had dry skin all over my face. Is this scarlet fever?
My 5yr olds bilirubin is 0.8 is that bad? Hes had a virus with a scarlet fever rash.. Are there ways to get the bilirubin down naturally?
In normal range: Nothing to do.Get a more detailed answer ›
A week ago Friday my 8 month old daughter was diag with strep and put on amox. for 10 days...7 days and 13 doses later I saw the rash. Took her back in and Dr. said was prob strep rash (which I learned was scarlet fever tho she never used that term.). Bab
My 3yo has what looks like a scarlet fever-like rash. She had a fever last week, but hasn't had temperature in 5 days. She has had a cough. Er or md?
MD: Since she doesn't have a fever now and her only symptom is a rash, i'd recommend seeing your doctor. Doesn't sound like an emergency. Sounds like she has a viral exanthem - a rash associated with a virus. If there's more to the story - is very lethargic, has a headache, is acting abnormal - then take her to the er. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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