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Red dots on chest and thighs, only purging. Reasons ?

Hi Dr. My child aged 7 has developed this red dots on his chest and thighs. However, it does not itch and he had this for the past 2 days. There are no fever and his apetite is normal. However, he has been purging for the past 2 days. Now my daughter has also developed the red dots on her tighs, but no fever and no purging. Please advise. Thanks AAAAA
Asked On : Wed, 27 Feb 2013
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Thank you for your query.

I can understand your concern but I will not be able to provide a definite response to your query without having a look at the red spots. They can be of viral origin and your son may be having diarrhoea of viral origin whereas your daughter has escaped it. I suggest that you wait for another day or two and in case they increase in size then you should consult your doctor.

I hope I have answered your query to your satisfaction.

Wishing both your children an early recovery.


Answered: Thu, 7 Mar 2013
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