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5 month old having skin rashes and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   please proceed with your health query
User :   can a stomach virus cause a rash
User :   on a 5 month old?
Doctor :   viral infections in children can cause a rash
Doctor :   could you describe the rash and how did it appear?
Doctor :   is the child having fever?
User :   its red tiny bumbs and it spred all over in 3 hours and yes 102.6
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   so did it start along with the fever?
User :   for 2 days now he had the fever
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   he needs to be examined by his pediatrician to see what could be the possible infection
Doctor :   and treat it accordingly.
User :   he did all he did was look at him
Doctor :   did he prescribe any medications?
User :   no
Doctor :   for the rash, you can apply Caladryl lotion to soothe it.
User :   okay

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