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Red rashes on knee, 9 months - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   my 9 month old daughter just started braking out with a bumpy red rash that started on her knees and then continued on her calf and thighs and a little on her stomach... should i take her to the hospital? shes been throwing up a few times today but no fever
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :  
User :   hello
Doctor :   Let me read your query
User :   ok
Doctor :   since when she is throwing up

User :   about 4 this afternoon
Doctor :   And since when she developed rashed
Doctor :   * rashes

User :   i cheaked her temp about 3 times and its normal
User :   im afriad its an allergy to somthing
Doctor :   Keep close watch on her dehydration symptoms

User :   this morning
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   I would rather advise you to get examined by a doctor
User :   do u think it could be an allergic reaction?
Doctor :   Considering her age i prefer not to take chances
Doctor :   Could be

User :   ok thank u very much
Doctor :   Or also could be a simple rash caused due to diapers too
User :   its on her knees calfs and thighs it doesnt look like a diaper rash
Doctor :   Ok

Doctor :   As i am not having the picture of the rash i can suggest few possibilities
User :   to me it looks like some sort of posin ivy but i been touching it all day and i would have caught it if it was
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   So plz get her eaxmined by doctor
Doctor :   Avoid feeds if she has persistant vomiting
User :   ok thank you have a good night
User :   ok
Doctor :   Give her feeds only when fully awake so that we reduce chances of aspiration
Doctor :   Thanks for consulting me
Doctor :   Wishing her speedy recovery
Doctor :   Bye for now
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