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Hi doc, I had a mild fever a couple of

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Hi doc,
I had a mild fever a couple of days back, ranging from 99-101.5 F. As soon the fever got better and completey cured, i developed a few rashes in the armpits and the waist. They look dry and very falky and the skin is peeling now.
What could it be? An allergic reaction to paracetamol, or a viral exanthem?
Should i be too concerned?
Posted Fri, 1 Dec 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
 
 
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 26 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Seems to be viral exanthem, upload pictures

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for being at Healthcaremagic
I have gone through your complaints and it seems to be a viral exanthem.
I don’t think you need to worry about it as it will resolve in another few days.
Still I would recommend you to upload the pictures of the affected areas so that I can have a clearer picture of the condition and can guide you accordingly.
Regards
Dr Asmeet
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Follow-up: Hi doc, I had a mild fever a couple of 36 minutes later
Hi,
Thanks for your time ans reply.
I have uploaded the pics. Kindly let me know if its anything to be worried about.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 14 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Looks like a resolving viral rash

Detailed Answer:
I have reviewed the attached photographs.
It is looking like a resolving viral rash.
Nothing to worry about.
You can apply a moisturising lotion on the affected areas.
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Follow-up: Hi doc, I had a mild fever a couple of 15 minutes later
Thanks a ton doc ! You have been very helpful !
 
 
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 0 minute later
Brief Answer:
Welcome

Detailed Answer:
Welcome!!
All the best!!
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Follow-up: Hi doc, I had a mild fever a couple of 10 days later
Hi doc,

I had a little bit of peeling skin on the tip of the fingers. I dont know whether it is related to the earlier viral exanthem i had.

Should i use any clotrimazole cream for it, or wait for it to resolve in a couple of days.

I dont have any itchy feeling or anything.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 32 minutes later
Brief Answer:
No need to apply clotrimazole cream, wait for few days for it to resolve

Detailed Answer:
Hi
I don't think peeling of skin on the finger tips is related to viral exanthem.
It could be related to weather change.
I would recommend you to wait for few days for it to resolve.
No need to apply clotrimazole cream on the affected areas.
You can apply a moisturising cream on the hands 2-3 times in a day.
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Follow-up: Hi doc, I had a mild fever a couple of 25 minutes later
Hi doc,
Thanks a lot !! Will wait for a couple of days and let you know then.
 
 
Answered by Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney 6 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Welcome!!

Detailed Answer:
Welcome!!
All the best!!
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