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Does e. Coli cause a rash?
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Dr. Robert Jackson
Dermatology
In brief: It can
Usually when it makes you very ill you can geta purple like rash.

In brief: It can
Usually when it makes you very ill you can geta purple like rash.
Dr. Robert Jackson
Dr. Robert Jackson
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Yes, sometimes
The bad "e. Coli" from food poisoning at first causes intestinal symptoms such as diarrhea.
If it goes on to damage the blood and the kidneys, more organs get affected, and skin rashes looking like tiny blood spots or like bruises can appear. This second, serious stage of the illness is called hemolytic uremic syndrome.

In brief: Yes, sometimes
The bad "e. Coli" from food poisoning at first causes intestinal symptoms such as diarrhea.
If it goes on to damage the blood and the kidneys, more organs get affected, and skin rashes looking like tiny blood spots or like bruises can appear. This second, serious stage of the illness is called hemolytic uremic syndrome.
Dr. Robert Kwok
Dr. Robert Kwok
Thank
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