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My child has small spots on his stomach and is quite itchy..they

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My child has small spots on his stomach and is quite itchy..they are also on his arms and legs but not on his face or feet..he has a temp of 40 early last week..he is eatimg well and is going the toliet regulary and is in good form..whay would you recommend?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Hello
A viral illness
Chicken pox

Is he up on all vaccinations?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes he is up on all vaccinations..if it is a viral infection will it just disappear after a few days or will a antibotic be required?


Doesnt look like chicken pox

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
No, it will run it's course
Is he acting well?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

He is good form but is going the toilet a lot today..he has also been suffering from nose bleeds over the past week but this may not be associated with this.

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
Vaccinations are not always 100%

If it is a non specific viral problem, allergic reaction, etc...you should see steady improvement and resolution.

If not, other infections need to be ruled out...or if he begins acting ill.

Roseola would be a typical viral illness that causes a fever, then a rash, and resolves.

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Customer: replied 2 years ago.

How long should it take to see an improvement before actually going to see a doctor should things get worse?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 2 years ago.
several days.
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