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What Does A Rash Around The Neck With A Fever Mean
My daughtr has rashes on her face neck ears aftr having fever for 3 days. What is it? Is it harmful? When will it go away?
See details: Many viral childhood illnesses are manifested with a rash as a component. Have the doctor take a look. ...Read more
Can sudden red rashes with severe severe deep pain on right side of the scalp, face and neck along with fever be anything else other than shingles?
Hard to say without: Photos, and more info, but time to to visit your doctor and get assistance, and treatment, as if it is shingles, it can be a painful condition. See your doctor for definitive diagnosis. ...Read more
My 4.8 year old daughter has had a fever. For 2 nights (39-40c) does not have a stiff neck, digestive issues, but slight runny nose. No rashes.
HYPERPYREXIA: It can be associated with viral infection. Check with md to be sure. ...Read more
Fever 2 weeks ago followed by red itchy body rashes, knee jointache while sitting for 5 mins, neck pain, constant pressure in my head, vision changes?
See details: Then see a doctor and get evaluated and treated. ...Read more
Doc diagnosed herpes (shingles) (red rashes on right scalp, cheek & neck with fever) but prescribed amoxicillin+clavulanate combi. Is this any good?
Viral infection: The medication you've bee prescribed is Not a customary treatment for herpes zoster infection. I generally prescribe Valtrex™ Or similar. Your treating MD may be treating you for a bacterial infection you've been diagnosed. Check with your doctor to have a clarification, or seek a second opinion. ...Read more
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?
My son has a rash on his trunk neck and face that arose after his fever broke today it is not raised or bumpy but looks like little dots.?
Evaluation: He should be evaluated by his pediatrician to find the cause so be treated. ...Read more
What is this headache? For the past four days have been having the worst headaches ever. I have a rash on my chest and I had a slight fever the other day. Today, the fourth day, I still have a headache but it has moved to my neck. The front of my neck hur
The: The fact that you have a headache and stiff neck are worrisome. If a fever is present then it is really concerning. Meningitis, stroke, possible head trauma (soft spot?) are all possibilities that need to be ruled out. By the date of this post a week has passed. Did you seek care? If not, and you still have symptoms you should seek medical attention right away. ...Read more
Fever for three days then rash on face, neck and chest, 1 year old. The rash blanches when pressed and doesn't appear to bother her.?
15 month old w/fever for 2 days rash showed up on neck & body After fever subsided. Roseola? Do I NEED to take her to the dr? Still fussy/irritable.
My 18 months old has developed a fever 38.2C, is drooling a lot, vomits snot like liquid, has a small prickly rash on neck and his eczema has exploded?
Go to ER/Dr: Right now. This assortment of symptoms is very concerning to me. ...Read more
My 10mth old son developed a rash on his neck and head yesterday and has since spread to torso. Fever 2 days ago but gone now. He's scratching and can't sleep. Should I take him to er?
Rash: Yes, to have it looked at, and a pediatrician consulted if needed. Also, contact his pediatrician & inform of the symptoms. Wish him well. ...Read more
I've been itchy all day (first neck then shoulder now ankle) the places that itch are swelling with no rash. I now also have a slight fever What is it?
Angioedema: This appears to be an allergic reaction to something internal or external. It could be part of a viral infection. Take an antihistamine like benadryl (can make you drowsy) or Claritin (loratadine) for relief. Try to think of anything you ate that could have brought on this reaction. See your physician if symptoms persist or worsen. ...Read more
I was in Barbados and I now have a prickly rash on my left side of neck and at very back of lower head. No fever, just rash tender to touch.
Shingles?: Sounds as if this may be shingles. A quick look at the nature of the rash and its distribution should allow most doctors to recognize this. Have your PCP take a look. ...Read more
My 3 and a half year old has a deep cough I'm her chest no real fever and a rash on her back a d neck that is raised red spots size of a pen point? -
A couple weeks ago I developed a horrible barking cough, off/on fevers, body aches and a rash on my neck. Along with being sick, I got a yeast infecti?
Daughter developed a rash starting at her neck and spread across her trunk. No fever but a lymph node at the base of her skull is swollen?
Rash in toddler: Most rashes that spread extensively in toddlers are due to viral infections, and are often associated with enlarged lymph nodes. Eczema or other similar eruptions should also be considered. Your pediatrician or dermatologist should be able to help you sort this out. Best wishes ...Read more
1 week after my 5yr old son presented with very large lymph nodes in his neck he just broke out with an angry splotchy rash all over. Still no fever.
To vague for dx: There are far too many conditions or agents that could be linked to this set of symptoms. You may need to see a doc if the problem doesn't self heal over a day or two. ...Read more
She has a flat bumpy rash on one cheek that is spreading to the neck and forehead, no fever, cough, or any other symptoms. Benadryl (diphenhydramine) was no help.
See a doctor: Without seeing this and getting a full history it is impossible to speculate as to cause, but this should be shown to a medical professional for evaluation. ...Read more
My sons, his teacher told me on Wednesday, but would immediately go away, so they thought he was flushed. Thurs pm his face was red, as if he had been slapped, no fever etc fri it spread to neck and sat to limbs, and rash on face is gone-?
Evaluation: He should be evaluated by his doctor to find the cause so be treated, most likely is allergy. ...Read more
I have had upper respiratory symptoms for 4 days & currently taking levaquin (levofloxacin). I am lethargic, worse fever & chills& have a fine rash to neck&torso?
The fact that you are taking Levaquin (levofloxacin) suggests that you have a bacterial pneumonia. The fact that you are not better suggests that you have a resistant organism (seems unlikely) or a viral illness (much more likely) which did not need antibiotics in the first place.
Sounds like you should see doc and get another handle on this. You may need an influenza a/b swab. ...Read more
My daughter age 11 is showing signs of a strep rash on her torso and neck but has no fever. Her tonsils and adenoids were removed. Is this strep?
Maybe, maybe not: Many agents can cause a rash similar to the rash of strep, like dryer sheets, detergents, & the like. The rash of strep usually comes out about 12 hours after the fever.The only way to know for sure is to have her examined & tested. The source of the strep could be somewhere other than her throat;including her anus, sinuses or a skin wound. ...Read more
10mo. Boy Fever below 101 since sun Now rash behind ears on forehead and down neck. No other symptoms. Theething top 4 front teeth. Is rash concerning?
Call your doctor.: A 10 month old with a rash and a fever should be evaluated in person. We can't tell what this is online. It could be nothing to worry about, or it could be an infectious disease (like measles) that could be contagious to others, or need treatment. Please call the baby's doctor ASAP to get their advice. ...Read more
8 month baby after a viral infection (3days fever, then rash) for two weeks has slightly enlarged occipital and neck lymph nodes, should I worry?
No: Lymph nodes are doing their job. Often after infections (or during) there may be some enlargement. We are concerned when the nodes are very large, tender or red then you would want an appointment. Lymph nodes are areas of immunity and cells make antibodies in response to inflammation/infection. ...Read more
3year old has got a red raised rash on his neck and back. He is complaining of a sore tongue. No fever?
My granddaughter (16 mo) diagnosed roseola or fifths. I have an itchy rash on arms and neck and had fever blister. Any connection?
No connection: Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) is the most frequent cause of roseola.●Roseola classically begins with three to five days of fever that may exceed 40ºC (104ºF); as the fever abates, a blanching macular or maculopapular rash develops, starting on the neck and trunk and spreads to the face and extremities. It is self limited and benign. I do not believe your symptoms are caused by Roseola! ...Read more
Strange skin rash that looks like red dots inside of skin on hand and forearm. Dots don't fade when pressed, but no fever, stiff neck, pain, etc?
See details: It is impossible to offer specifics without being able to visualize the rash. See a doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more
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