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7yr old has very puffy eyelids and was diagnosed with strep with strep rash on body. Could the puffy swollen eyes be from the strep infection?

7yr old has very puffy eyelids and was diagnosed with strep with strep rash on body. Could the puffy swollen eyes be from the strep infection?

Possibly: I assume he's being treated with antibiotics?
It could be from the strep infection, sometimes it could be from the antibiotics. Please go back to the pediatrician for reassessment if this is a new symptom. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Can a child have a strep rash even if she doesn't have a strep throat, no fever, no strawberry tongue but she has swollen eyes and face?

Can a child have a strep rash even if she doesn't have a strep throat, no fever, no strawberry tongue but she has swollen eyes and face?

No, but: You cannot have scarletina (strep rash) without having a strep infection somewhere. It could be throat, ear, skin, joint, blood...- does not have to be strep throat. Many rashes mimic strep rash, though, so need to make sure provider is 100% confident it is a strep rash and not some other dermatitis or viral exanthema causing or closely mimicking the strep rash. ...Read more

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I have a 15 month old son he has fever, rash everywhere, blisters around mouth, pink eye and drooling is this strep or something else?

I have a 15 month old son he has fever, rash everywhere, blisters around mouth, pink eye and drooling is this strep or something else?

Maybe, maybe not: Can only be sure with an exam & testing. If the kid is feeding ok & not too stressed out this can wait a couple days. If things look bad & kids not drinking I would have him seen sooner. ...Read more

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Rashes around kids eyes and face?

Rashes around kids eyes and face?

A number of things!: Rashes in children are quite common and can be caused by a variety of ailments including allergy, eczema, viral illness...to name a few. Much more information would be needed for a more informative answer. ...Read more

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My child got a headbump last nite and bcoz of pain he cried hard last nite he got rashes around the eyes that smwont go away what is this? Any Advce?

My child got a headbump last nite and bcoz of pain he cried hard last nite he got rashes around the eyes that smwont go away what is this? Any Advce?

Congestion: Around the eyes would cause such, due to crying and too much blood flowing in the area, normal, no need to be concerned ...Read more

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Can my eyes get red and itch because of a strep infection?

Can my eyes get red and itch because of a strep infection?

Yes: Eyes get hyperemic with any infection ;inflamation and itching is usually associated with allergic reactions to the toxic products of the infection. ...Read more

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Can I catch strep from someone who has tested positive and spit in my eyes?

Can I catch strep from someone who has tested positive and spit in my eyes?

Strep: If the person is not under treatment for strep you can become infected ...Read more

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I got rashes in my uderarms and also in my eyes layer and my eyes became red and also water is coming outside.?

I got rashes in my uderarms and also in my eyes layer and my eyes became red and also water is coming outside.?

Contact Dermatitis: Eyelid dermatitis refers to a contact dermatitis, allergic or irritant, affecting the eyelids. It’s a very common problem and the commonest skin disease of the eyelids. The underarms are also an allergic reaction. ...Read more

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My son has strep and he coughed and a little spit got in my eyes. Can I get strep in my eye. What are the symptoms that I should look out for.

Not really: The bacteria that causes strep throat does not attack the eye that frequently. In the eye however, the symptom will be a 'pink eye' that hurts. ...Read more

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There are rashes of tiny red dots around the eyes and cheeks and forehead of my three year old son. Should I be worried?

There are rashes of tiny red dots around the eyes and cheeks and forehead of my three year old son. Should I be worried?

Rashes?: Ican be very common, but if instead of getting better is getting worse have him see his physician for evaluation, . ...Read more

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My eyes are red, itchy and painful, I have rashes on my eye lid and under my eyes, I used my friends contacts last night, could that be related?

My eyes are red, itchy and painful, I have rashes on my eye lid and under my eyes, I used my friends contacts last night, could that be related?

See an eye DR: Were the contact lenses fresh or previously used? Bring with you to the dr. Be sure to make it clear that it is emergency. ...Read more

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I have small, painful rashes on my back and legs. My eyes are red and I have swelling everywhere. What is happening?

I have small, painful rashes on my back and legs. My eyes are red and I have swelling everywhere. What is happening?

Insect allergy?: Good morning,
painful rash on back and legs can be due to many causes. One patient developed such a rash after staying in a hotel; my diagnosis was bed-bug-allergy, as the rash was limited to the back of trunk, and back of legs, and the protected areas such as those covered by intimate clothing was not affected. Since your eyes are red and swelling everywhere other causes of need consideration. ...Read more

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I woke up with really blurry eyes. I am on amox/k clav and prednisone for strep. I was also given a shot of strong antibiotic. What should I do?

I woke up with really blurry eyes. I am on amox/k clav and prednisone for strep. I was also given a shot of strong antibiotic. What should I do?

Depends: What are you being given this medication for? If you have infection of the nose and throat, it can pass up into the eye and lead to visual blur. Did the blur persist or was it temporary? If transient, you might just have some eye dryness. If this persists, especially after the condition for which you are taking medication is over, then see your ophthalmologist for diagnosis. ...Read more

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My hayfever symptoms ar so strong lately this time I have spots like rashes and watery eyes and a cough is this normal for hayfever? Isit stronger& y?

My hayfever symptoms ar so strong lately this time I have spots like rashes and watery eyes and a cough is this normal for hayfever? Isit stronger& y?

Hat fever: Depending where you live, this is now the brunt of the allergy season on the east coast. Whay don't you see an allergist and get adequate relief from your allergies. All the symptoms you described can be related to allergies. ...Read more

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The skin around my eyes is burning but my eyes arefine. No allergies. No visual markings. Washing and cream for rashes & burns etc doesn't with work.?

The skin around my eyes is burning but my eyes arefine. No allergies. No visual markings. Washing and cream for rashes & burns etc doesn't with work.?

A few choices: Burning in the skin around the eyes can be related to blepharitis, or ocular allergy. More commonly, it is seen with maxillary sinusitis or vasomotor rhinitis. See your family doctor or ENT specialist. ...Read more

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What do these symptoms indicate: neck pain, rashes, yellow eyes and headaches?

What do these symptoms indicate: neck pain, rashes, yellow eyes and headaches?

? jaundice: First, do you have hepatitis, as the "yellow eyes" trouble me. Is your urine brownish in coloration, is you appetite decreased, are you feverish? This all needs attention, and the rash is also bothersome, as raises questions of lyme disease, and other infections. Get to your doctor asap, and, at the least, get a few blood tests. ...Read more

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My 4 month had red rashes only on his face. Forehead, cheeks, and under his eyes. Can I use benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream?

My 4 month had red rashes only on his face. Forehead, cheeks, and under his eyes. Can I use benadryl (diphenhydramine) cream?

Not advised: This will not help with most pediatric rashes, including hives. Although this could be a benign viral eruption, best to notify the pediatrician for advice. ...Read more

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8 yr old openning eyes wide, when he has a virus is this a nervous tick doc said might be related to past strep infection. How is it diagnose& treated?

8 yr old openning eyes wide, when he has a virus is this a nervous tick doc said might be related to past strep infection. How is it diagnose& treated?

Neurologist: It's not clear what the problem of opening eyes wide is - however, if you are concerned your child has abnormal eye or eyelid movements, get an evaluation by a neurologist, or a neuro-ophthalmologist. The treatment (if any is indicated) will depend on the cause! ...Read more

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Is it true you can have mono flare ups at any time because the virus is still inside you? I have been feeling very tired with rashes and swollen eyes.

Is it true you can have mono flare ups at any time because the virus is still inside you? I have been feeling very tired with rashes and swollen eyes.

Mono: mono doesn't usually flare up. Mono can come with complications including chronic fatigue and muscle aches. Try to make sure to drink a lot of water, do excercise to keep your body strong and eat healthy ...Read more

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I have an ulcer on one of my tonsils. I don't feel like strep, but have had some of my common allergy symptons:sneezing, eyes, etc. Should I get checked?

I have an ulcer on one of my tonsils. I don't feel like strep, but have had some of my common allergy symptons:sneezing, eyes, etc. Should I get checked?

Never hurts: Always better safe than sorry. Without being able to see and examine you have no way to know what is going on, but this may be a part of your allergic reactions. ...Read more

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Brown and red patches, painful rashes under my eyes. Stomach pain and I puked. Not feeling like to eat anythng from past 2 days. What is it?

Brown and red patches, painful rashes under my eyes. Stomach pain and I puked. Not feeling like to eat anythng from past 2 days. What is it?

Allergicresponse?: From the reaction, it sounds like you are something you are allergic to, and may have broken a rash in that time period. If the rash is still a problem take 1-2 tablets if Benadryl (diphenhydramine) every 4-6 hrs until you feel better and the rash is fading. Go see your doctor to find out if that is enough treatment and to confirm what is there ...Read more

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Taking b complex for 10 days and get rashes on legs, painful eyes and legs, arms. Then stop using it, but 1 week later I started feel dizzy? Conected?

Taking b complex for 10 days and get rashes on legs, painful eyes and legs, arms. Then stop using it, but 1 week later I started feel dizzy? Conected?

Highly unlikely: Sounds like some kind of allergy to those pills...not necessarily to B complex but rather to the junk fillers and other stuff they put in those pills. Coloring, flavoring....artificial sweeteners....etc. Dizziness a week later would not likely be related in any way. ...Read more

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I wake with itchy rashes on my throat/neck the last month that usually go away. Now I wake with itchy puffy eyes that stay irritated all day. Any advi?

I wake with itchy rashes on my throat/neck the last month that usually go away. Now I wake with itchy puffy eyes that stay irritated all day. Any advi?

Dust allergies: Fairly common symptoms for dust allergies. Builds up as you sleep. They are worse in the morning. Pollen allergies are worse as the day goes on. Allergies cause itching ; tearing. Over-the-counter allergy medicine ; eyedrops help relieve it. Zaditor (ketotifen) is a good eye drop for allergies. You can also take over the counter medicine like loratidine in the morning or zyrtec before bed. ...Read more

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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