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Sore Throat And Rash On Body
I have rashes all over my body caused by a sore throat. Doctor said it is coxsackievirus a16. What can I do to cure the rashes?
Not much: You really can't do much about the rash, there is no treatment and rash usually resolves on its own in 1-2 weeks. ...Read more
High fever, body aches, rashes 3 weeks ago. Went away immediately after tamiflu (oseltamivir). Now again high fever, sore throat, bad cold. Related? Or cancer symptoms?
6yr old temp. Over 101 for 48 hrs. Complains of sore throat and headache and has rash coving mostly trunk of body?
Could be many things: Poor baby! So sorry she is ill! Fever, sore throat, headache and truncal rash could be several things. She definitely needs to be seen today for evaluation, and rapid strep testing. She could have strep throat with scarlatina rash. She could have mononucleosis. She could have influenza A or B or other viral illness. What contacts has she had with illness? Definitely get the strep test! ...Read more
My grandson had a sore throat, followed by a fever and then a fine rash developed all over his body and some on face. Fever left but rash hasn't.?
My son is 9 years old he has a rash for few all over his body is this could be a virus has sore throat too no fever???
Scarlet Fever: Many rashes are viral in nature, and are generally not dangerous. They resolve on their own when the infection is cleared by the immune system. One exception to this is Scarlet Fever, the combination of Strep throat and rash (the rash usually only involves the face and chest but can be more extensive). Strep infections require antibiotic treatment for cure and prevention of complications. ...Read more
My flatmate has got a pain on the side of her neck, a sore throat and her joints are really sore. She started to have a rash all over her body.?
Get seen now: This is rheumatic fever until proved otherwise, though it's not textbook. ...Read more
I slept with a girl in December. I have been getting symptoms like rash on my face and body, had a sore throat and my body is all itchy. Is it HIV?
I had a sore throat with a white spot on my tonsil then I got an itchy rash all over my body bar my face what could it be?
Sore throat feels like ulcers or lichens (had them before) pink sandpaper rash all over my body strep test can back negative what is this?
Last wk my son had strep this wk I came down w red, itchy bumps/rash all over my body. No sore throat or fever, could it be related or other cause?
Probably not.: See a Dr, preferably a dermatologist.Get a more detailed answer ›
Sore throat started 2 nights ago. Body aches, no fever... At all. Now I have a pink rash on my chest and neck. No other cold symptoms. Could this be strep?
SORE THROAT: Strep is certainly a possibility. Testing is the only way to be sure ...Read more
My 6 year old daughter has a rash over her entire body. She had a fever, sore throat, stuffy nose and tender nodes in her neck last week. What to do?
Get her tested: Chances are she will feel better soon if you do nothing. However, this does sound like strep a & you have 8-10 days from the start of symptoms to identify & treat strep to stop the long term consequences. Rheumatic fever (injury to heart or brain) can quietly come ~a month down the road, kidney injury may already be in the works. Proper rx with abx can stop this before it starts, make the call. ...Read more
7yr old son has belly pain (at night), vomited 3 nights out of 7, has rash on body, had fevers & sore throat last week. Can a virus last this long?
Yes: It can also be something like strep. I would have him tested for strep. ...Read more
I got 102 fever 4 days ago. No runny nose. No sore throat. Just discomfort swallowing. Now the fever is gone and there is an all body rash. Help.?
Could be...: This could be related to a viral infection and it is common that after the fever the rash appears. However, if you still feel ill and since we are unable to look at the rash right now (unless you make a consult via video or pictures in HT Prime) you should be seen for a final diagnosis and management. There are other conditions that can present in a similar way. ...Read more
7 year old has what looks like the beginning of scarlet fever rash. Small red bumps sandpaper like all over body, but has no fever or no sore throat.
I have a mottled skin rash all my arms and legs also have a sore on my neck along with sore throat and body hurts extra Tired what is wrong with me?
Urgent visit to MD:
32 year old woman with a complaint of sore throat, fatigue, and a generalized rash on the extremities.
You need to visit a physician immediately for a physical exam. If you had a fever and sore throat that has been persistent, your rash could be sequelae from untreated strep infection. There are several other differential diagnoses. If you have fever and severe fatigue I would suggest an ER visit ...Read more
Go see family doc: Check out centor criteria/score (http://www. Mdcalc. Com/modified-centor-score-for-strep-pharyngitis/) to determine whether you qualify for nothing, rapid strep test or empiric antibiotics (http://www. Cdc. Gov/getsmart/campaign-materials/info-sheets/adult-approp-summary. Html). When used unnecessarily, antibiotics pose greater risk than benefit for both you & community. Choosingwisely. Org has more inf. ...Read more
Call your doctor: Either call your doctor or go to another one for second opinion. ...Read more
I have had rashes at side of lips for two months now;initially had a bad sore throat around same time but now gone, what could be wrong?
Two rashes on each hip that are fairly minor. The rash has spread to other areas in a minor way. Sore throat now. Works out / healthy Any suggestions?
I started with a sore throat and voice loss now I have a chesty cough and rashes on my chest and back what could it be?
Viral illness: Most likely a viral throat and larynx infection that is causing cough either by vocal cord irritation or progressing to trachea or lungs. Hydrate, use humidifier, rest voice, use honey and dextromethorphin to suppress cough if it is nonproductive. Laryngitis is rarely bacterial. Rash is also probably a viral exanthem. ...Read more
Had sore throat & runny nose then very few red rashes on face that are not painful. What could it be?
I had unprotected sex with a stranger (woman) about 4 weeks ago. Since then I've been worried about HIV. I have a mild sore throat but no fever/rashes?
Not related: Sore throat is not the usual presentation for HIV and symptoms from HIV do not usually occur this early. But there is no way to tell if you might have contracted HIV even if your partner had it. The only way to tell is to get tested. In the future, using protection will spare you a lot of worries. ...Read more
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
I got an contrast CT Scan (IV Injected) day before yesterday and today I have sore throat and couple of rashes in my mouth. What should I do?
Seasonal flu: Your symptoms described above has nothing to do with your CT scan or the IV contrast. Seasonal flu is very common viral infection. Usually the condition resolves on its own with home care. Drink water and get a good rest. NSAIDs (e.g.Aleve) are also recommended every 6 hours. If concerned, see your PCP for reevaluation. ...Read more
I'm 19 and I keep getting small yellow/brown bruises on my legs for no reason. It started with sore throat, sore muscles, rashes, itchy skin?
Rash: This is concerning if the rash and bruising occured with the infection, you should go see your doctor, sooner than later. ...Read more