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Question: 6 Months daughter with skin rash

 softnessja - Sat Jun 19, 2010 4:38 pm

hi my daughter had red eyes, then a fever now rash on her skin and she coughs often, what do you think is wrong. I am worried and will take her to doctor to see whats wrong.
 Debbie Miller, RN - Wed Jul 21, 2010 7:24 pm

User avatar Hello,
This is probably a viral infection and children get these frequently. You should monitor her temperature and be sure she is getting enough fluids. If there is something more going on your doctor will discover it on examination. She is developing her immune system now and you will probably see this off and on over the next few years in one form or another.

She can have acetaminophen for pain as directed.

Best wishes.

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