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Red blisters on torso, neck, other areas all over the body with fever. Suggestions? - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 11-Jun-2013
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Doctor:How can I help you?
User:I am getting red rashes/blisters all over my torso, neck n other areas along with fever from last 3 4 days
User:on pressing they break with water
User:started with back thn nxt day on chest n nearby areas n then now even on arms
User:but those on arms r small red dots
User:in total around 30 odd blisters all over
Doctor:Have you been to a doctor?
User:not itchin though
User:no as i was travelling
User:thought i wd ask u once
Doctor:Have you been on any medications for fever?
Doctor:Did the rash start after fever?
Doctor:Have you had such symptoms in the past?
Doctor:Do you have such rashes in your mouth?
Doctor:Are you there?
User:no rashes in mouth
User:fever is there
User:but rashes came first
User:one in back
User:never had this symptom before
User:fever cms first
Doctor:Do you have any nasal bleeding, bruising under the skin, blood in stools, passing blood in the urine?
User:nothing like that
Doctor:Nilom, it looks like you are suffering with some kind of exanthematous fever.
Doctor:Exanthematous fever is usually caused by virus and spontaneously heal.
User:is kind of pox?
Doctor:chicken pox, mumps, measles, etc., are few examples of exanthematous condition.
Doctor:We need to examine those rashes individually to confirm the type of infection.
User:any precautions u suggest
User:i ll go to a doc
User:problem is i m in a very remote place n 20 and 21st is India bandh
Doctor:There are no special precautions here. You need to rest well, avoid close contacts with young children/elderly, drink plenty of fluids, eat healthy diet (plenty of fruits and vegetables), avoid spicy diet.
Doctor:I understand your condition,
Doctor:most viral infections including exanthematous viral fever heal spontaneously.
Doctor:The time depends on body immune status.
Doctor:Rarely they cause complications in immunocompromised conditions.
Doctor:So though a visit to a doctor is not required for treatment per se, I would suggest you to see a doctor nearby.
Doctor:He/she will need to check your general condition (general examination) and perform some routine test
Doctor:to watch out for platelet deficiency, general immunity status and other factors.
Doctor:This will aid in smooth recovery.
Doctor:Specific treatment can be done based on the investigation reports.
Doctor:As you plan to visit a doctor, I would suggest you to continue fever medications and take some vitamin pills along with those precautions I mentioned.
Doctor:Have you followed?
User:i did
User:thank you
Doctor:Do you have any other query?
User:thanks for your time
Doctor:You are most welcome.
Doctor:Thanks for consulting me and wish you a speedy recovery.
Doctor:Bye for now.
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