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Child being very cranky. Taken medicine for sore throat. Body showing small red dots on arms, legs and belly. Could this be chicken pox?

Hi my 16 month has been very cranky for the last week, took her to doc and she got med for sore throat now she is very clingy and crying at the slightiest thing,, this morning she has small red dots on her arms and some coming out on her belly, i can see a few under her skin on her legs,, could this be chickenpox as it is in my village,,
Asked On : Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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hello paulbailey1030,
this may not be chicken pox, because, chicken pox will occur over the legs, forearm, back, and of course can occur over the body. They will be of different size and initially filled with fluids. They will be of various sizes and shapes. At timew will be itchy.
Other possibilities can be divided into two groups.
Some thing inside the body
1. Blood infections like viruses
2. urine infection
3. Motion worms or infection
coming outside the body
1. The drug we are using
2. The diet we have given
3. The chemicals
4. Water we have used for bathing and washing
5. Playing in dust
6. Playing near plants
7. the dress we have used
8. any insect bite.
In general, these are self limiting problems.
To consult again
if there is marked reduction in activity sleep and feeding
if the rash spreads, becomes itchy, oozing of fluid or pus formation occurs.
hope this cleared your doubt
with regards
Answered: Thu, 5 Jul 2012
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