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My 3 year old has a rash all over and a fever they said its erythema multiforme. What caused that?

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David Escobar
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In brief: Allergy reaction

Erythema multiforme can be the result of an allergic reaction, or a bacterial/viral/fungal infection and medications.
Also known as stevens johnson syndrome , minor variety is self limiting, major could be lethl.

In brief: Allergy reaction

Erythema multiforme can be the result of an allergic reaction, or a bacterial/viral/fungal infection and medications.
Also known as stevens johnson syndrome , minor variety is self limiting, major could be lethl.
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