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My 5 month old started with a temperature and then a rash that

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My 5 month old started with a temperature and then a rash that started on his torso and spread everywhere. I thought he might have chicken pox but 4 days later his spots haven't blistered, and look like they're fading. Is this normal? Or is it something other than chicken pox? He's also had cold like symptoms with runny nose etc
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Paediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Y. Vasavada replied 3 years ago.
Dr. Yogindra Vasavada :

Hello,

Dr. Yogindra Vasavada :

Surely this is some virus other than chickenpox. If fever has subsided then you need not give any drug.

Dr. Yogindra Vasavada :

Please give extra fluid over and above feeds. If fever returns, please get referral to specialist pediatrician from your GP.

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