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My son has a rash on his feet hands legs and face. He was vomiting earlier and is still has nausea. He was complain of pain in his feet and hands

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Expert:  Dr. Deepu Sebin Sebastian replied 4 Days ago


Thank you for asking your query at DoctorSpring.

There are number of causes which can cause rashes and nausea/ vomiting in children. Most of them are infections - mostly viral infections. Viral infections can also cause pain and swelling in the joints.

Without further testing and examination it is difficult to corner towards a single diagnosis. The possibilities are Roseola, Erythema infectiosum, Measles, early Kawasaki disease etc. Please note these are just possibilities and your child do not have any typical sings or symptoms of these.

You can wait for 12-24 hours and see how this evolves. If the rash progresses and/or if there are warning sings like severe nausea and vomiting / fever / sever joint pains/ high coloured urine / frothy urine / diarrhoea / lethargy - you should get medical help.
Also if the child has not received vaccines / missed immunisation you should get medical help asap.

Hope this helps
Please feel free to ask followup questions.
Thank you

Dr. Deepu Sebin Sebastian
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MD, Internal Medicine - Stanley Medical School
Medical School - MBBS - Govt. Medical College, Kottyaam

Diagnostic Prediction - Stanford School of Medicine
Received Specialty training in Critical Care, Cardiology, Neurology, Gastroenterology, Nephrology from Stanley Medical College and in Endocrinology, Rheumatology.

Hematology and Geriatrics from Madras Medical College.
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