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My 18month old son has a been sick for past 2 nights this afternoon

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My 18month old son has a been sick for past 2 nights this afternoon he developed a rash around his mouth/cheeks and also yesterday he fell and his the side of his head he seams fine and happy in him self what could the problem be?
Does he have fever?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Not that ive noticed


Viral illness often causes rash
Does this look sort of like a chicken pox rash.?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Its red and has white tips on them

Maybe hand foot mouth disease
He is acting himself.
If he were to get worse, have new symptoms..then worry and take him in.

it would be good to let his doctor see this rash as well.

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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

What other symptoms can he have with it?

Usually none.