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21 Jun 2004

rash on tummy & back
The rash looks like ring worms but I have been told that it is an allergy. My son attends Pre School and I find that since he has been going there this rash appeared. I do not know of any food allergies he might have. He also suffers of tonsilitis and I just can't get rid of a ruuny nose and cough since February. Last year he had pneumonia and was hospitalised for a week.

Please give me advice.
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childhood diseases
paediatrician

01 Jan 0001

I cannot give you advice with the information available. Many viral infections can give rashes as well. It is unlikely for an allergy to give a rash that is only visible on the trunk. If the rash persists it would be best to have it evaluated.
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