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Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
The scattered rash: Of chickenpox with lesions in all stages of development concentrated on face and torso are quite characteristic but confusion can occur sometimes with ... Read More

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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Face or scalp...: The pox lesions of chicken pox may arise anywhere on the body; however, typically most parents are first alerted to this viral infection when spotting ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Javad Deganian
Specializes in Pediatrics
For about a week: The rashes are from the different stages it may last for 2 weeks. Sarts with a red spot and then blister and scab.
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Incubation: The incubation period for development of chickenpox is 10 to 21 days after exposure (to chickenpox or shingles). The rash becomes blisters that itch. ... Read More
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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Unusual: Vesicular (blister-like) eruptions over the body without other lesions would be an extremely rare (if at all possible) allergic reaction to Amoxicilli ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Grosso
39 years experience Pediatrics
I'm concerned.: There are three possibilities. (1) it's not chicken pox. (2) it's chicken pox but your child's immune system isn't working correctly due to a congen ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jack Mutnick
16 years experience Allergy and Immunology
No: Shingles tends to affect a single dermatome (nerve distribution).
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
May need Dr.'s exam: Depending on age of the patient, his or her underlying health, and the severity of the chicken pox, various treatments may be tried. For children olde ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Doubt it: Cpx is a rash that generally starts around the neck and face before spreading elsewhere.The pox starts as a small bump that quickly becomes a blister ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Very unlikely: It is very unlikely to get chicken pox for a third time. Sometimes, people think they had chicken pox but actually had some other rash. In those fol ... Read More
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A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
43 years experience Dermatology
Viruses, mostly.: Viral rashes are common in kids; chicken pox is the most popular, but just about any virus can cause a rash. Other possibilities include allergic reac ... Read More

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