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Antibiotics to treat skin rashes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Skin Rash
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help u
User :   i have a rash all over my body at first i thought it was shingles and i went to the doctor he said it looked like scarlet fever but the only syptom i have is the rash. i looked up pictures online and it looks and awfully alot like scarlet fever
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   i will help u in this
User :   the doctor started me on antibiotics just in case and they have helped alittle but the rash keeps spreading
Doctor :   can i ask fewQ
User :   yes
Doctor :   wats your age
User :   19
Doctor :   are rash ithcy
Doctor :   color of the rash
User :   yea and it burns
User :   its red
Doctor :   ok
User :   its bumpy too.
Doctor :   any difficulty in swallowing
User :   my mother is a nurse and we thought it was shingles but the doctor ruled that out
Doctor :   where did it appear first
User :   no none at all and no fever
User :   wednesday night
Doctor :   ok
User :   and it appeared under my right arm
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   wat antibiotics are yu on

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