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My 6 mo old is coughing, gagging and has red spots on her head, face and torso? Any idea?

She had a fever for two days prior and it came back briefly today after the spots formed..

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Juliette527

Asked by Juliette527 at 10:26 PM on Dec. 18, 2012 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • Call your pediatrician and speak to the doc on call.

    Or wait until tomorrow and call your pediatrician.

    Either way she will probably have a trip to the doc in the morning.
    balagan_imma

    Answer by balagan_imma at 10:30 PM on Dec. 18, 2012

  • It sounds like an allergic reaction to me.
    PolishMamma2

    Answer by PolishMamma2 at 10:31 PM on Dec. 18, 2012

  • Call your Ped. - take her temp and be prepared to answer questions about her intake, output and general demeanor.

    Sisteract

    Answer by Sisteract at 10:51 PM on Dec. 18, 2012

  • Red spots could be a bacterial infection or the Measles. I would bring her to the Pediatrician ASAP.
    ILovemyPaulie

    Answer by ILovemyPaulie at 11:25 AM on Dec. 19, 2012

  • Take her to dr.
    escuchar

    Answer by escuchar at 9:19 AM on Mar. 12, 2014

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