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When does my child's rash need to be checked by a doctor?

Children, especially infants, often get rashes. Most are nothing to worry about. However, a rash needs to be checked by a doctor if it occurs with:
  • fever
  • bleeding
  • medication use
If you are ever concerned about a rash, see your doctor.

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