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What causes fever, red spots on the body and vomiting in a child?

My son is 19 months old. He threw up about 12 hours ago had an extremely high fever, now his fever has broken and he has all these little red spots tiny red spots all over his body a few little bumps. He has finally sleeping, since the vomiting. He will not eat feed. But the red spots are on the bottom of his feet, legs, butt, and face.
Thu, 24 Jan 2019
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Hello,

The red spots will be a fever blister.

Consult a pediatrician and get evaluated.

Antipyretic like acetaminophen has to be taken.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Shinas Hussain,
General & Family Physician
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What causes fever, red spots on the body and vomiting in a child?

Hello, The red spots will be a fever blister. Consult a pediatrician and get evaluated. Antipyretic like acetaminophen has to be taken. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Shinas Hussain, General & Family Physician