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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My Daughter (5 Yrs Old) started getting red "raised" bumps on her left inner thigh yesterday. Today they spread to her arms and a few across the rest of her body and a couple on her face. They are a couple cm in diameter, red in the middle and a pink outer ring. Thoughts...? Thank you in advance xxxx
Doctor :   Hi
User :   Hello
Doctor :   Does it itch, is she scratching on it?
User :   Yes, she is itching
Doctor :   Does she have any other symptoms? like fever
User :   She has been immunized form chicken pox
User :   no fever - pretty much normal
Doctor :   Has she received any medicines lately?
User :   Nothing - she does have a runny nose, but no medicine given
Doctor :   This looks like an allergic rash
Doctor :   Have you changed her soap
User :   It doesn't seem to be a rash. They are raised like c-pox..
Doctor :   or given her anything new to eat
User :   nothing has changed in her routine
Doctor :   new pets?
User :   nothing...
Doctor :   Take her to Dermatologist

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