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My 3yo has what looks like a scarlet fever-like rash. She had a fever last week, but hasn't had temperature in 5 days. She has had a cough. Er or md?

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Dr. Lonna Larsh
Family Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: MD

Since she doesn't have a fever now and her only symptom is a rash, i'd recommend seeing your doctor. Doesn't sound like an emergency.
Sounds like she has a viral exanthem - a rash associated with a virus. If there's more to the story - is very lethargic, has a headache, is acting abnormal - then take her to the er.

In brief: MD

Since she doesn't have a fever now and her only symptom is a rash, i'd recommend seeing your doctor. Doesn't sound like an emergency.
Sounds like she has a viral exanthem - a rash associated with a virus. If there's more to the story - is very lethargic, has a headache, is acting abnormal - then take her to the er.
Dr. Lonna Larsh
Dr. Lonna Larsh
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Dr. Gerry Tolbert
Family Medicine

In brief: MD

There's no rush for the visit, as long as she is drinking fluids and not inconsolable.
Continue encouraging her to drink fluids and get an appointment next available.

In brief: MD

There's no rush for the visit, as long as she is drinking fluids and not inconsolable.
Continue encouraging her to drink fluids and get an appointment next available.
Dr. Gerry Tolbert
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: See your local doc

This does not sound like an emergency, and a call to your doctor's office will establish how rapidly they want to see your little girl.
Good luck. Hope she is better.

In brief: See your local doc

This does not sound like an emergency, and a call to your doctor's office will establish how rapidly they want to see your little girl.
Good luck. Hope she is better.
Dr. Martin Raff
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