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what does chicken pox look like when it starts

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Dr. Scott Katz
26 years experience Pediatrics
Bumps, blisters: Chicken pox typically starts as small red bumps which then turn into small, fluid filled blisters (vesicles) and then crust over. Typically new crops ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Very small blisters: Chicken pox starts as small reddish spots, which form a very small fluid-filled blister in the middle of each spot. The small blister breaks easily w ... Read More
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Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Dew drop on rose ptl: The lesion has been poeticly described as a dew drop on a soft rose petal. It is one of the only viral rashes that goes thru several distinct stages i ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Chicken Pox: Refer to the photo.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
50 years experience Dermatology
Small bumps: Many wide-spreading small bumps on body. The description of the lesions is "vesiculopapular eruptions". At the center of the lesion there is one tiny ... Read More
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Dr. Jeffrey Fromowitz
19 years experience Dermatology
Red vessicles: Chicken pox will often begin with water filled pink red sacks called vessicles.
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Dew drop on rose ptl: The lesion has been poeticly described as a dew drop on a soft rose petal. It is one of the only viral rashes that goes thru several distinct stages i ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nela Cordero
54 years experience Pediatrics
VARICELLA: It starts with fever followed by crops of itchy macules, papules, then tear drop vesicles on a red base then crusting to dark scars mostly on face ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Chichen pox: Please see photo.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Dew drop: The classic description of a chickenpox blister is 'a dewdrop on a rose petal'. However, the appearance of a typical varicella lesion is no longer 't ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Dew drop: The classic description of a chickenpox blister is 'a dewdrop on a rose petal'. However, the appearance of a typical varicella lesion is no longer 't ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Chickepox rash always start on the trunk first then spread to arms and legs. 3-4 different shapes of rash present at same time, e.g., red spot, blist ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
See below: Chickepox rash always start on the trunk first then spread to arms and legs. 3-4 different shapes of rash present at same time, e.g., red spot, blist ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
56 years experience Pediatrics
Chickenpox sypmtoms: It is very rare for a child who has had 2 doses of the varicella vaccine to still contract chickenpox. The infection is usually a lot milder, no sympt ... Read More
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