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Child has asthma. Took Prednisorone. Have red dots on skin. Heat rash?

Hi my daughter had been to the doctor this morning for asthma she was prescribed prednisorone she has had this before and no reaction but today all of a sudden these strange red dots appeared on her skin then dissapeared and a few more popped up its very hot here today wondering if its a heat rash or whether I need to take her back to the doctor
Asked On : Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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Dear patient, rash over he body can be due to drug reactions, viral exanthems, prickly heat, typhous and typhoid, ectoparasite infections, connective tissue disorders and many others. Although prednisolone is given for rash due to allergic reactions but very rarerly steroids can also cause allergy and rash, more importantly, since your daughter is on prednisolone ,she will be predisposed to viral ,bacterial and other infections and may be the rash is due to heat but i still feel that you show her to the doctor
wish her speedy recovery
Dr Arshad
Answered: Fri, 8 Mar 2013
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