Various viral fevers can cause fever and a rash
, as also what is called infectious mononucleosis; the latter is also a viral illness remarkable for fever of 5 or more days with redness
of the eyes and tongue, rash, glands in the neck and other signs diagnostic of it. It is well that you have already consulted his doctor. Please consider sponging him frequently to bring down his fever and also use either Paracetamol
or Children's Ibuprofen
syrups around the clock when his temperature goes beyond 38.4 degrees Celsius.
In addition to viruses, bacteria and some other illnesses may also produce a similar picture. Do keep a close eye on him. Feed him soups and light food and give him extra fluids and rest to help him recover faster.