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My son has developed a rash on areas of his body including

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My son has developed a rash on areas of his body including his face. He has a temperature of 37.4, keeps turning his head because his neck is stiff, has a cough and a sore throat. He feels sad, embarrassed and worried about his studies. His joints and muscles are fine, and he does not have a sore head. His rash is in clusters and pink. Should he checked for meningitis?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.
Hi there,This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.Yes definitely.Strptococcal infection can start like this commonly and can cause meningitis as well.Viral infection like measles also very possible.i will suggest a clinical evaluation today in the local hospital to rule out meningitis.Strep or any bacterial infection will be treated with antibiotics.Viral infection will run its course.Best wishes,It was my pleasure to help you today.If I have answered all your questions, Please rate my response Excellent (click on the 5th star on top).Please bookmark my profile for fast, reliable authentic answers!This is the link to my profile:http://www.justanswer.com/medical/expert-mysticdoc/
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