Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: momtoefe | 2009/11/15

Q.

scabies?

hello doc,

a couple of days ago i noticed some rashes on my 2yr old daughter' s lower limbs especially the buttock area,i did' nt think much of it until yesterday it became worse and i noticed fluid accumulating in them as well,even under her feet but not inbetween her fingers,its really itchy and causes bruises from her scratching. she' s currently on antibiotics(ampicillin& cloxacillin),she also had low grade fever so she' s on malaria drugs as well.
pls advice.thanks

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

This rash could well be due to scabies. Another possibility is an allergy to one of the medicines. Please ask your doctor to see your daughter's rash.

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