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Child with rashes throughout the body, intense below the waist, no fever. What should be done?

Hi Doctor! My son 5 years weighing about 25 Kg leaving in New Delhi, India suddenly has red spread out rashes on his body, though not very itchy. He does not have loss of apitite, no swellings or fever as well. He is quite active as normal. The consentration is more below the waist , on the thighs & legs. Though some bit is also there on the back & on the arms. His face is clear. What do we do? Thanks Edlin
Asked On : Thu, 26 Jul 2012
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since your child did not have fever so we are suspecting inflammatory etiology
what the possible could be
1. Henoch-Schönlein Purpura
2. idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura
3. urticarial rashes

give more detail of illness of child
edema of hand and feet
lymph nods
abdominal pain
consult to pediatrician near by urgently
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