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a rash?

my DD had a fever yesturday and wasnt feeling good i took her to the dr and he said she probably was just teething or had a viral infection and would be fine. Well what do you know she seems to be feeling her self again today but i noticed when i changed her diaper this morning she had a light rash all over her belly kinda of like heat rash. what could it be?
oh and shes 15months


Asked by Anonymous at 12:07 PM on Dec. 12, 2008 in Toddlers (1-2)

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Answers (5)
  • It never hurts to call the pediatrician.
    That said, one of my two year olds just got over a virus. He ran a temp for several days and then a day or so after he was back to normal, he had a slight rash on his belly and back. I just watched it for a day and then he was fine.

    Answer by twinclubmom at 1:40 PM on Dec. 12, 2008

  • I would call your dr again and ask about the rash. just to be careful they like to know when kids have rashes

    Answer by MamaAlderman_2 at 12:14 PM on Dec. 12, 2008

  • I would call! A rash can be nothing but it could also be something they missed

    Answer by Frogger33 at 12:21 PM on Dec. 12, 2008

  • is she teething? My son would break out in what looked like heat rashes on his face, neck, belly or bottom whenever he would be cutting a new tooth.

    Answer by tessntylersmom at 1:30 PM on Dec. 12, 2008

  • Call the doc. There are several things I can think of, but probably even more the doc could think of, then narrow down. THere is a rash that typically follows a virual infection called roseola. It's preceded by a high temp. It oculd be allergies or irrtatied by the diaper / clothing, etc. Again, best bet is to call the doc and see if he wants to see the child.

    Answer by Anonymous at 1:41 PM on Dec. 12, 2008