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red blotchy rash dd2 19 months

(11 Posts)
weeonion Tue 14-Jun-16 20:29:38

Waiting on a call back from nhs 24.

Dd2 was sent home from nursery yesterday with high temp and rash. Calpol seemed to bring temp down and she was pretty tired.

Spots have got much worse today - gone from a few small ones to large blotches. The pic doesn't really capture it - v angry and red
rash does disappear with glass etc.

She has had chicken pox before.

Any ideas?

Haudyerwheesht Tue 14-Jun-16 21:12:28

Is she fully vaccinated?

Could she be allergic to something?

I'd have said maybe scarlet fever but it's not quite like that

Haudyerwheesht Tue 14-Jun-16 21:12:40

How's her throat and tongue?

weeonion Tue 14-Jun-16 21:22:35

Hey haudy. All vaccs up to date. Her throat and mouth seem fine. She's not off food and drink.

weeonion Tue 14-Jun-16 21:23:26

Should say - whole body covered in patches like this

Melonrunner Tue 14-Jun-16 21:24:01

Is it anywhere else?

Melonrunner Tue 14-Jun-16 21:25:55

I think you should see a gp if it's all over. How is she in herself now?

weeonion Tue 14-Jun-16 21:38:54

She seems fine. Eating and drinking ok, wet nappies etc.
She hasn't been running a temp since yesterday.

NHS 24 rang back. Said possible chicken pox again?

Iizzyb Tue 14-Jun-16 21:47:23

Doesn't look like chicken pox spots to me. Wishing her a speedy recovery poor little thing x

Haudyerwheesht Tue 14-Jun-16 21:57:56

Rosella??? That rash usually starts after the fever goes I think.

weeonion Wed 15-Jun-16 18:14:24

Hi folks. Thanks for your posts.
Took her to docs this morning. A post viral reaction / rash.

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