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High fever with giant red patches - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Child Health
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Doctor :   Hello
Doctor :   I am Dr XXX here
User :   hello, my name is AAAAAAA my peds doc is closed today and my daughter is very ill
Doctor :   How may i help you
User :   were you able to see the symptoms I posed
Doctor :   no please type in your query
User :   my 5 year old woke up, pain everywhere, high temp, and large red spots all over her body
User :   when i say giant red splotches, i mean giant... one of them coveres almost her whole back, another one covers from her belly button down to her pubic area and is as wide as her hips...
User :   she has been vomiting all day, I have been diving her water, sprite, ginger ale, she is not abole to keep any of it down
Doctor :   Well i strongly suggest that you please take her to the ER
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Dont waste time and just get medical help to stabilize her
User :   that was my concern, but I have two other children that I would have to take, and if this was something that wasnt terrible I would not take them out
Doctor :   Your welcome
User :   thank you
Doctor :   Bye
User :   any idea what It could be, so that I dont waste time at the ER?
Doctor :   They will conduct tests and it hard to see without examining the spots
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