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What does a strep rash look like on skin?

By Anonymous September 8, 2017 - 6:49am
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Has diagnosis of strep throat but beginning little red spots on chest/tummy areal

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Hello Anonymous,

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In some cases of strep infection, a skin rash develops and spreads over the neck and chest and eventually over the whole body. The rash feels rough like sandpaper. This condition is called scarlet fever. Scarlet fever is treated with antibiotics. This usually leads to a quick recovery. Scarlet fever is not dangerous if treated.


September 8, 2017 - 8:29am
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