Skin rash and High temperature

On this page you can find conditions that could be the cause of these symptoms although it is not a complete list of possible conditions.

Please note that if you have these symptoms, they may be unrelated to any of these conditions listed. If you are concerned about your symptoms then you should see a doctor.

Information written and reviewed by Certified Doctors.

Conditions

Fifth Disease

Slapped cheek syndrome (also known as “fifth disease”) is a type of viral infection that is most common in children, although it can affect anyone of any age.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Skin rash
  • High temperature
  • Blocked nose
  • Skin rash on cheeks and nose
  • Runny nose

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Fifth Disease.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Hand foot and mouth disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD) is a viral infection that can affect young children.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Mouth ulcer
  • Rash on foot
  • Rash on hand
  • Skin rash
  • High temperature

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Hand foot and mouth disease.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Kawasaki disease

Kawasaki disease is a rare condition that mainly affects children under the age of five.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Skin rash
  • High temperature
  • Swollen glands in neck
  • Feeling irritable
  • Mouth soreness

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Kawasaki disease.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Measles

Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can be very unpleasant and sometimes lead to serious complications.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • White spots inside cheeks
  • Skin rash
  • Runny nose
  • Loss of appetite
  • High temperature

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Measles.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Roseola

Roseola is a common, usually mild, viral infection that affects babies and toddlers.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • High temperature
  • Runny nose
  • Sore throat
  • Blocked nose
  • Skin rash

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Roseola.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Rubella

Rubella (german measles) is a viral infection that's now rare in the UK.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Skin rash
  • High temperature
  • Cough
  • Swollen glands in neck
  • Pain in more than one joint

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Rubella.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.

Scarlet fever

Scarlet fever is a bacterial illness that causes a distinctive pink-red rash.


Symptoms of this condition may include:

  • Unusually tired
  • Sore throat
  • Skin rash
  • High temperature
  • Swollen tongue with red spots

Our Health A-Z contains more information on Scarlet fever.

If you are worried about this condition you can try our free AI Symptom Checker here.