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What causes rashes during fever in children?

my two year old daughter has had cold/virus/fever for about 72 hours. on the fourth day, when the fever had long subsided and almost 48 hours after the last tylenol we gave her (we did not give her any other medicine) she developed rashes on her chest, back and limbs. any idea why and should we be concerned
Thu, 23 Jan 2020
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Hi,

It seems to be a viral rash. It should resolve in 5-7 days. You can apply calamine lotion on the affected areas twice daily.

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

Regards,
Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist
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What causes rashes during fever in children?

Hi, It seems to be a viral rash. It should resolve in 5-7 days. You can apply calamine lotion on the affected areas twice daily. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Regards, Dr. Asmeet Kaur Sawhney, Dermatologist