Viral exanthem

What is Viral exanthem?

An exanthem (from Greek ἐξάνθημα exánthēma, "a breaking out") is a widespread rash usually occurring in children. An exanthem can be caused by toxins, drugs, or microorganisms, or can result from autoimmune disease.

It can be contrasted with an enanthem.

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My 2 year old was a little off after I picked him up from daycare he had a nap now he has woken up with a fever and rosy cheeks and not breathing...

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It seems that your child has a viral exanthem or probably an infection. The exact problem can be made out only...

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Hello my husband had a high fever for two days and did not want to go to the doctor.. And later developed a sort of rash with tiny red bumps im...

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The rash is common in viral infections.

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Skin rash occurring with fever is quite common...

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I had a mild fever a couple of days back, ranging from 99-101.5 F. As soon the fever got better and completey cured, i developed a few...

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Seems to be viral exanthem, upload pictures

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Hi doc, I had a mild fever a couple of days back, ranging from 99-101.5 F. As soon the fever got better and completey cured, i developed a few...

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