Any time a rash begins to cover extensive portions of the body, a visit to a clinic or hospital is a good idea, especially if a fever is also present. Affected individuals should take care not to scratch the infected areas, as this can further the infection. Increased infection is indicated by the release of green or yellow fluids, and may also be identified through swelling, crusting, pain, or a red streak extending out from the rash. If trouble breathing, confusion, fatigue or difficulty waking, stiff neck, rapid heartbeat, seizures, fainting spells, and loss of consciousness.
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