Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: DEEE | 2009/10/26

Q.

18 MONTH OLD

Dear Dr my daughter had a fever last tuesday night it broke by thursday however on friday I seen little pinkish spots all over her sides of her back (looks like ezema)
Her eyes are not red she was not vommiting or never had diarheo
she did get her MMR INJECTION AT 17 MONTHS
COULD THIS BE MEASLES
SHES PLAYFUL AND HERSELF
PLEASE ADVISE THANK YOIU

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

No this does not sound like measles, but it does sound like a viral illness called Roseola [which is often called 'baby measles' but is not the real measles] Your toddler seems to be getting better now so she does not need to be seen by a doctor.

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