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What does early stages of chicken pox look like

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Once unless vaccinat: One episode of chickenpox in middle childhood confers a lifetime immunity. There is some concern that one having it in the first few months could have... Read More

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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
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 Parkanswered
Pediatrics 51 years experience
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 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
Pediatrics 57 years experience
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
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marina Armendariz
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Chicken pox: It may start with fever but to diagnose chicken pox, the rash needs to be there, first as pimple like then excoriated then scabed.
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jenny Sung
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Shingles: The chicken pox virus (herpes zoster) can show up again later in life as shingles. The spots of shingles look like chicken pox but usually show up on... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neigatha Graney
Pediatrics 38 years experience
See Your Doctor Now: "Chickenpox early pregnancy" can result in fetal infection & must be avoided. If mom contracts the virus during the 1st to early 2nd trimester, Co... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Goldstein
Pediatrics 23 years experience
Rash: Although most childhood rashes are not serious, any rash that causes pain could be concerning. Chicken pox is not known to cause pain. Nor does it typ... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eleanor Barone
Plastic Surgery 30 years experience
Often shingles hurt: And for some people they hurt a lot, and leaving lasting pain, long after the blisters are gone. That said, some shingles are painless. Go to your d... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Hodge
Pediatrics 27 years experience
Try Prime: You can attach photos in a Prime visit. This may help us get a look and learn more about the history of your illness. More questions needed to determ... Read More
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