My son had red spots, covered the right arm and was spreading to the left. At urgent care, the doctors said it was a bad eczema outbreak. We explained over and over, he'd never had anything like this before. We were given a steroid shot and antibiotic. Two days later, no improvement so we went to the pediatrician...they said the antibiotic does was to small for his weight, doubled the dosage, plus a second antibiotic. The next day no improvement, so we went to an emergency appointment at the dermatologist. Immediately diagnosed with a rare eczema /viral infection needing an antiviral antibiotic. Sent to the hospital, admitted and remained in the hospital for over a week b/c we did not receive antiviral antibiotic resulting in the spread of the eczema herpeticum.
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