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Strep Purple Rash
C shaped, deep red/purple rash to bil armpits. Has "rope burn' appearance-poss staph/strep inf.- extremely painful -how to relieve discomfort?
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
I was diagnosed with strep at the er. Given penicillin and a steroid. Oxycodon for pain. Should i go back to the ER (see below). Today my face and chest started flushing (parts are purple in tint like a bad sunburn) the initial rash on my thighs has darke
Strep what???: There must be more to this. "Strep" is the name of a bacterium, not a diagnosis. Strep throat? Other? Why the steroid??? Why the narcotic? These last 2 are not treatments for strep or any infection. You need a dermatologist, not another ER visit. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Yes, but: It depends on what & how you test.Office quick tests are reliable in the right hands but some do a backup culture plate. A poor quality sample may not acquire the material needed for the test. Strep can also come up in other places than the throat, like skin infections or a rectal irritation. Not all rashes or belly pain is strep & not all people will get it if exposed. ...Read more
Diagnosed with strep 4/16. Purple Web like pattern on skin but not cold to touch, ant biting sensation on bottom of feet and palms of hands. ?
Would zyrtec or Claritin (loratadine) help me in my alcohol allergy? I get these red/purple rashes all over my body for weeks and it's hard to breath...
Hello i'm Daisy I have been suffering from Rashes for 2 weeks, I Have numerous rashes from arms,fingers, legs, back and even my neck. They are red very bumpy and hard some of them are very huge Red and purple, like a bruise. Some of rashes feel like they
I had strep infection that caused RHD last year.My ESR and ASO is now ok but rashes and hives still apppears on my legs, arms and hands... Pls help.
Severe sore throat & fever for over 5 days now.Throat has white & purple spots where tonsils were. No strep/mono, but can barely swallow. Now what?
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