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my daughter just got her second set of booster shots today and on one of the spot where she got a shot she has a red line going down. its about an inch to and inch and half

my daughter is six months 1 week and two days old. she currently has a fever of 101.0 i gave her some tylenol about 30 minutes ago it's currently 10:00 pm what should i do about the red line on her leg?

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Asked by fallingfiamonds at 10:58 PM on Apr. 15, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • My daughter got cellulitis once from vaccinations. The first thing they did was draw a line around the area to see if it spread, which of course it did and she was treated with rocephin (antibiotic). If you're really worried, call the on call doctor's number.

    Answer by heatheryn at 11:04 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • did they clean it with alchohol?
    did she get scratched?
    call doc.
    It def needs to be looked at tonight or tomorrow.

    Answer by Anonymous at 11:06 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • call the health hot line 1-888-324-3243. They can tell you what you should do.

    Answer by GotToHaveFaith at 11:08 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • And PLEASE report it here:

    Answer by Adelicious at 11:14 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • yes they cleaned it no she didn't scratch it . im gonna vring her to the emergency room in an hour if it gets any worse.

    Answer by fallingfiamonds at 11:15 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • bring*

    Answer by fallingfiamonds at 11:15 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • Make sure you make a marker line so you know how big it is now and how much bigger it gets in am hour. It will be important to show the doc, so he can know it is getting worse.

    Answer by MillyPontipee at 11:19 PM on Apr. 15, 2010

  • is the line traveling toward or away from the heart?
    anyhow, going to the dr is a wise move, as is reporting this as a vaccine reaxtion. please review contents of vaccines before giving any more.

    Answer by happy2bmom25 at 10:37 AM on Apr. 16, 2010

  • Well it turned out the my husband accidently scratched her when he took her bandaids off... i could have killed him lol. shes okay and thank you all for your help

    Answer by fallingfiamonds at 8:54 AM on Apr. 17, 2010

  • It is good that it wasn't anything serious! Men are such goobers sometimes. :p

    Answer by SleepingBeautee at 12:36 PM on Apr. 17, 2010

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