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Baby had strep, having fever, rashes on checks, vomiting. Is it related to liver?

I have a 2 year old sick with fever and red cheeks vomiting- last year had fifths so not that. About 5 weeks ago he had strep . Also having recently a lot of issues when eating a lot of vomiting told at first due to food allergies had lab work done 3x last time allergist said maybe liver sent for mor labs and then a ultra sound. Could all this be related should I worry that he has fever now figuring its just a coincidence that he is just sick. Also could past strep turn into scarlet fever his rash is checks alone.
Asked On : Fri, 4 May 2012
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Dear user,

No, past strep does not "change" or "activate" into scarlet fever, so it's not that. Most likely his facial rash is an allergic/atopic rash, for which the doctor may recommend non-allergic soothing creams or a course of a single-daily application of mild steroid cream. His vomiting could also be due to other causes, so the doctors must investigate further if he continues to vomit the same way. Was a barium swallow imaging study done for him for his vomiting? If not, it may be worthwhile to do this study.

As to his fever, it may be due to a concurrent virus.

- Dr. Taher
Answered: Fri, 14 Jun 2013
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