A 5-year-old female asked:
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my daughter has had a rash that covers her body for three weeks now, one doctor told me it was scabies and another said it was chicken pox i need help?

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Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: chicken pox. Varicella lesions usually last less than 10 days, and florid chickenpox infections are very uncommon since vaccination programs started over 15 years ago.
Answered on Nov 28, 2014

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Not able to tell: We need to see a rash to be able have a chance at diagnosis. If you do not believe your physician, get a second opinion.

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