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Child had fever. Red rashes on chest, back and arm. Itching head. Given Tylenol, applied lactocalamine

Hi .... My son who is 6 year old day before yesterday had fever ..,, yesterday he did not have any fever but was warm .... At night I saw small red rashes on his chest , back & arm ..,, & his feet & hands 2 .... He was itching his head .... Checked his head but there were no lice or dandruff .... Please help ..... Last night I rubbed lacto calamine ... Even now after giving him Head bath I rubbed lacto calamine all over his body ....for medicine I gave him Tylenol
Asked On : Tue, 4 Dec 2012
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Feb 2013
This is looking like some viral exanthem illness. Continue tylenol for fever in prescribed dosage and lactocalamine application for the rash. As he is having itching some antihistamine oral medication is required to decrease the itching so consult your pediatritian for the examination os your child's fever and rash pattern and proper medication advice.
Answered: Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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