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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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How long do strep rashes last?

How long do strep rashes last?

Scarlet fever: Scarlet fever is the rash that can develop secondary to a streptococcal infection such as strep throat. The rash can typically last anywhere from 2-5 days. ...Read more

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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

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I had strep infection that caused RHD last year.My ESR and ASO is now ok but rashes and hives still apppears on my legs, arms and hands... Pls help.

I had strep infection that caused RHD last year.My ESR and ASO is now ok but rashes and hives still apppears on my legs, arms and hands... Pls help.

See allergist: The hives are not related to your Rheumatic fever. Consult an allergist to find out the reason. Wow, I have not seen a case of rheumatic heart disease since my internship year decades ago. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Needs to be seen: Cannot be diagnosed on this platform with this limited information, which indicate need for medical attention, kindly take your child to the pediatrician, wish you both wellness ...Read more

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How long does a strep rash last?

How long does a strep rash last?

Different rashes: The "sandpaper" rash on the trunk lasts about 7-10 days and then peels like a mild sunburn. You can have impetigo, which can look like blisters or honey colored scabs. You can get cellulitis which is deep red. Strep can mimic many other rashes. ...Read more

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Can u get a rash from strep throat?

Can u get a rash from strep throat?

Yes: There are rashes associated with strep throats , from the streptgroat italy before antibiotics are started and as a pisibkedrug reaction after the strep throat s treated. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Does strep rash itch?

Does strep rash itch?

Usually not: Strep rash is generally painpul and itching is not predominant complaint i strep throat lesions. ...Read more

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Will strep rash go away on its own?

Will strep rash go away on its own?

Yes: Presuming that the primary infection is being treated, the rash requires no additional treatment. ...Read more

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How long does it take for strep rash to heal?

How long does it take for strep rash to heal?

Within 7 days: Usually it will resolve within 7 days of treatment. It can be followed by mild peeling of the skin. ...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