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does anybody know what this rash could be that my 4 yr old has?

my daughter has a rash on her arms neck, back, stomach, and her face that seems to get worse when she crys or gets upset. im not sure what it could be.

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cethki

Asked by cethki at 6:27 PM on Feb. 12, 2009 in Kids' Health

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  • It could be heat rash. Sounds like heat rash. But i'd call the dr if your concerned.
    TheDiva320

    Answer by TheDiva320 at 6:49 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • Too hard to tell from what you say. Call the doc and give details on the rash. Take a temperature before you do. Worse case is an allergic reaction. Has she started new medication, new laundry detergent, new foods? Is it itchy, red, raised, what size are the areas of redness, when and what part of the body did they start. The intensity of the rash with crying probably isn't significant.
    happi-ladi

    Answer by happi-ladi at 9:33 PM on Feb. 12, 2009

  • Take her to the doc, any rash deserves a doctors visit in my opinion, especially if it's all over her body. Could be anything from a viral infection ( roseola, German measles, strep throat rash), to eczema or mites. I would definitely take her in.
    Panditacjp

    Answer by Panditacjp at 9:51 AM on Feb. 13, 2009

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