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Ear infection,taken amoxicillin,red rash on stomach,back,neck.Reason?

my 12 year son had a ear infection and was put on amoxicillin 500mg on Mar 8th, 2012 . He finished the pills but yesterday he broke out in little bumps and red rash all over his stomach, back, neck and he said it is itchy. He also now has a cough.
Asked On : Fri, 23 Mar 2012
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ENT Specialist 's  Response
Hi welcome to health care magic forum,

Amoxicillin induced rashes occurs after 1 or 2 dosages of medication.

After 10 to 12 days post medication rash is rare .

It could be any skin lesion like eczema or urtricaria .

You can take an antihistamine like fexofenadine (allegra). You can use local ointment too for 1 to 2 days .

If no relief than see a skin specialist for further evaluation and treatment.

Answered: Mon, 7 May 2012
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General & Family Physician Dr. Ramesh M.Vachharajani's  Response
Welcome to HCM,
This may be due to,
Sensitive to amoxicillin,late reaction,
Might be having Measles.
Give him antihistamine like cetrizine and cough syrup.
Ok and bye.
Answered: Fri, 23 Mar 2012
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