Call your doctor now or seek immediate medical care if:
Your child has signs of infection, such as:
Increased pain, swelling, warmth, or
redness around the rash.
Red streaks leading from the
Pus draining from the rash.
Your child's rash gets worse and your child
starts to feel bad, with fever, stiff neck, nausea and vomiting, or other
Your child has new blisters or bruises, or the rash
spreads and looks like a sunburn.
Your child has shortness of
Your child has joint aches or body aches with the
Watch closely for changes in your child's health, and be
sure to contact your doctor if:
rash does not clear up after 2 to 3 weeks of home treatment.
think the rash is a reaction to a medicine your child is using.
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