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Can my son has a false strep test ? He has rashes and stomachache , with 4 friends with strep

Can my son has a false strep test ? He has rashes and stomachache , with 4 friends with strep

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

Dr. Cornelia Franz
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Rash (Definition)

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


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Rashes on penis which comes and go.Feels like worms crawling inside. Test shows negative for both syphilis and gorno. Any good medication?

Rashes on penis which comes and go.Feels like worms crawling inside. Test shows negative for both syphilis and gorno. Any good medication?

Urology: If you are experiencing sensations inside your penis and you have been having unprotected sexual contact, you should see a urologist and get it checked. You may need cystoscope: a small scope inserted into the tip of your penis- the price of unprotected sex. ...Read more

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I've had severe allergic reactions to nuclear stress tests in the past (rashes), and I am scheduled to have a Hida Scan. Should I cancel it?

I've had severe allergic reactions to nuclear stress tests in the past (rashes), and I am scheduled to have a Hida Scan. Should I cancel it?

No: the nuclear medicine doctor who will conduct the test will take a history first, and either use a different material or refers you to an allergist for an advice on wether you need a premedication before the study ...Read more

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Whenever i get a cut/wound, there seems to be some kind of allergy at/around that place. There are rashes. No problem in blood, shown by tests.

Whenever i get a cut/wound, there seems to be some kind of allergy at/around that place. There are rashes. No problem in blood, shown by tests.

Many possibilities: There are many things that could cause a skin rash. Several types of inflammatory conditions of the skin, allergic reactions, sun exposure, insect bites, and sometimes bacterial, viral or fungal infections can cause rashes on the skin. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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I've had 3 butterfly rashes last 6months it start's with fever and pain. All blood tests are normal. I eat prednison for it. What else could this be?

I've had 3 butterfly rashes last 6months it start's with fever and pain. All blood tests are normal. I eat prednison for it. What else could this be?

Maybe Lupus,,: This rash is characteristic of lupus. A similar rash might mean pregnancy. Although it's good you're taking Prednisone for this, you still might want to see your doctor for additional tests, like an ANA or ESR to help determine what this could be. Good luck. ...Read more

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Is HIV test negative after 1 year accurate with lots of symptoms of HIV like white coated tounge and rashes on body?

Is HIV test negative after 1 year accurate with lots of symptoms of HIV like white coated tounge and rashes on body?

HIV test: You do not have hiv. Your symptoms in no way are diagnostic of hiv. Hiv may be on a list of possible causes for your symptoms but it is probably down a fifty places below other causes. Yes. Your test is accurate at 1 year. You do not have hiv. ...Read more

Belly Button (Definition)

The belly button is the remnants of the umbilical cord. It is a central scar that forms in the location of the base of the umbilical cord, once ...Read more


Dr. John Chiu
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Skin Rash (Definition)

A skin rash is a symptom in which a person has changes on part or all of his skin, such as color changes, bumps, blisters, oozing, peeling, ...Read more