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What does a rash following a fever mean?

What does a rash following a 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

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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What does it mean when you have a rash and fever?

What does it mean when you have a rash and fever?

Many things: It can be from a viral infection, drug reaction etc. See your doctor if it is persistent or getting worse. ...Read more

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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?

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 more

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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?

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

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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?

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 more

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Unprotected sex, one week later started coughing unexpectedly. No fever no rash. Slight nose bleed. What does that mean? Is that pregnancy?

Unprotected sex, one week later started coughing unexpectedly. No fever no rash. Slight nose bleed. What does that mean? Is that pregnancy?

Not pregnancy: Those are certainly not the typical symptoms of pregnancy although you may still be pregnant - unprotected intercourse leads to pregnancy pretty reliably. ...Read more

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What disease I have i have very fever and rashes on my body?

What disease I have i have very fever and rashes on my body?

Rash and fever: The possibilities are endless you need to see a doctor and get examined and have some tests if necessary. ...Read more

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Is it normal if my baby got some rashes after his fever ? Should i worry ?

Is it normal if my baby got some rashes after his fever ? Should i worry ?

Rash after fever: It sounds like your child had a harmless virus which causes roseola where a child runs a fever for three days, the fever breaks, and the child breaks out in a rash. The condition usually affects children under two years of age. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Unclear: Not sure i fully understand what you are asking, but if your baby had a fever and now has a rash, the type of air circulation in the room will not be likely to influence their recovery one way or the other. ...Read more

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Can babies get rashes after their fever?

Can babies get rashes after their fever?

Yes eg fifth dis: Certain viruses are associated with fv and mouth diseasefooter and rashes eg fifth disease , hand. ...Read more

Dr. Mark Diamond
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Fever (Definition)

Fever is the temporary increase in the body's temperature in response to some disease or illness. A child has a fever when the temperature is at or above one of ...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