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Swollen bruised ankles, breaking out with raised red spots, difficulty standing, allergic reaction to omnicef or cefdinir

My four year old son has swollen bruised ankles and is breaking out with raised red spots. He is complaining that his feet hurt and doesn t stand for long periods of time before whining to sit down. I took him to the doctor and they said it is an allergic reaction to omnicef or cefdinir . Can an allergic reaction to an antibiotic cause these symptoms? If not what could it be and how can I make him feel better? Thank you!
Asked On : Mon, 16 Apr 2012
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hi, welcome to Health Care magic Forum,
Allergic reaction can have such thing but just over the ankle is less likely. It can be due to some insect bite allergy over the ankle area. Its anyway worth to give a try of antiallergen and then if it doesnt subside then think of the other possibility. Its wise to treat him in a stepwise manner. Hope he gets well soon.
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