Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Stan | 2009/04/16

Q.

Rash for 6 days

My 2yrs old has had rash since sunday. its tiny spots all over the body from face to tummy. both sides of his lips are cut (not sure if its ulcers) he seems to be not sleeping well lately and wakes up in the middle of the night crying. Should i be concern?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

Yes you should be concerned. This rash may be due to Scarlet fever. Please take him to see a paediatrician tomorrow.

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