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Need help. Don't know what to do.

My daughter is 8 months and get sent home from daycare with little light red dots all over her. she hasn't been sleeping well for the past 3 days. The red dots are brightest on her knees and on her lower lip. She just cut her first tooth. Is any of this normal? Please help!!

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 12:47 PM on Jul. 15, 2010 in Babies (0-12 months)

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  • I think that sounds kind of like chicken pox, has she been to the doctor yet?

    Did she run a fever? It could also be a fever rash.
    Memigen

    Answer by Memigen at 12:48 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • she hasn't run a fever at all. Yesterday when I picked her up you could barely see it. I sent her to daycare and they sent her home. And now the dots are more visible now.
    YoungPergoMom

    Answer by YoungPergoMom at 12:53 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • just call her doc and take her in... sounds like chicken pox to me
    mamachef694

    Answer by mamachef694 at 12:59 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • ok thanks
    YoungPergoMom

    Answer by YoungPergoMom at 1:00 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

  • It could be chicken pox, but there are a few other infections and viruses that little ones get with a red bumpy rash. I would take her in to see the doctor.
    MamaNata

    Answer by MamaNata at 2:05 PM on Jul. 15, 2010

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