Are you sure your patient has fever and rash? What should you expect to find? Generalized rashes are among the most frequent conditions seen by primary care physicians and the most common reason for new patient visits to dermatologists. Accurate diagnosis is important, because treatment varies depending on the etiology and because some rashes are life-threatening if not treated promptly.
A fever is usually when your body temperature is 38C You may feel warm, cold or shivery. Most fevers aren't in themselves life-threatening, however there are certain times where you may need to seek medical advice. If any of the following apply to you and you have a fever, please contact your GP practice immediately:. If you have a fever and any of the following medical conditions you should contact your GP practice immediately.