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What Does A Rash With Fever Mean
Rash after fever: The interesting thing here is a rash can appear 'after' the body has figured out what the infection is from, & how to kill it off. That's why you see the fever go away (because the work of killing the virus is done) and then the rash comes out, as the body finishes off the virus that's 'all over' the body but now being destroyed finally. I take this as a good sign - just hope the rash isn't 2bad ...Read more
3.5 month old had fever of 101.4 for one day and now broke out in a rash. Does this mean thr illness is over?
NO: This child should be seen by doctor in the next day. The illness that comes to mind and rarely at this age is roseola. It is usually a longer time for the fever of 3 days. the rash comes out after the fever goes down. The child should be seen to make sure there is nothing else is going on. Probably will be irritable and mildly ill for several more days. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have all symptoms of leukemia except the red spot rash and the flu fever like symptoms . Does this mean I have a type of leukemia?
Be careful: Please don't jump to conclusions. Many of the symptoms of leukemia can mimic that of various infectious, inflammatories disease and even hormonal(endocrine) problems. Before you get yourself too worried, please seek help from a healthcare provider for a formal evaluation. Best of luck. ...Read more
My ANA test came back positive (speckled) the titter was 320. What does this mean? I have rash, fatigue, joint pain, fever. What dr should I see next?
Rheumatologsit: Your symptoms are non-specific but are certainly suggestive of lupus (sle). While many people with a positive ANA turn out not to have lupus, your clearly need to be evaluated by a rheumatologist. Ask your pcp for a referral or obtain a list of local rheumatologsits from the american college of rheumatology at rheumatology, org. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Unprotected sex, one week later started coughing unexpectedly. No fever no rash. Slight nose bleed. What does that mean? Is that pregnancy?
Can a baby with after fever who has rashes all over the body to use fan or should he be using aircon in a room?
My 13 months old daughter has a colds and fever at night time for 2 nights already, and yesterday the fever stop and small pink rashes appeared in bod?
Rash in a child: Good that the fevers have stopped. That is something important to watch. Often, a rash may appear as the immune system recognizes the problem (the virus) and destroys it, creating a temporary rash. The appearance of the rash can tell a lot about the type of infection- such as measles, chicken pox, etc. Hopefully your child has been immunized properly. If doubts about her health, go to the doctor. ...Read more
Needs to be seen: Please take your child to the pediatrician, we cannot help you online, good luck ...Read more
Hard to tell: Proper assessment will require some history, an exam & possibly lab work. This could be as simple as a transient virus or a more worrisome auto-immune disorder. I would have this evaluated by the child's physician when you can arrange it. If the kid is taking fluids well & playful at least part of the time it can wait until office hours. If the kid is not, start with an urgent care center. ...Read more
I have unexplained rashes on the sides of my back and rib areas, it's very red and painful and i'm starting to have a fever, what could it be?
Hard to say.: Skin rashes, without being able to see them, are an absolute nightmare to a primary care dr. See your gp or derm. ...Read more
Scarlet Fever: Due to toxins produced by streptococcus pyogenes, the rash is red, with slight elevations of parts of the skin producing a sandpaper like feel, and the redness blanches with pressure. There is usually pallor around the mouth. The rash can involve most of the body, often beginning on the trunk. ...Read more
Fever and Rash: The occurrence of rashes is a common phenomenon. However, the harshness of a fever and a rash is not relative to the severity of an illness. Mainly, the cause of rash is usually a viral illness. The virus present in the body gets transferred through the respiratory tract, and becomes the main cause for rash after the fever has subsided. ...Read more
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