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Persisting fever, feeling weak, sore throat, cough with phlegm. WBC is high. Rash on the chest and neck. Cause?

HI, I had a fever for 4 days straight and felt so weak, didn't get out of bed. Then I developed a sore throat. I went to the doctor and tested negative for strep and the flu. But after blood work, my white blood count was a little elevated, so i was put on tamiflu and augmentin. I have a horrible cough I can't get rid of with phlegm. Now, I have a rash on my chest and the back of my neck. What would cause this rash?
Asked On : Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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Dermatologist 's  Response
Welcome to healthcare magic forum
Thank you for your query
I understand your concern regarding your skin problem
It look like you have rash due to infection .
it may be due to bacterial or fungal infection .
you need to take antibiotic continuously.
it will take around 5-7 days to have good result.
if you feel your problem increase ,better to consult dermatologist.
you can apply calamine lotion over rash.
I hope I answered your question.
Answered: Tue, 23 Apr 2013
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