A member asked:

I had chickpox as kid. i have shingles now, for a week. i am on valtrex (valacyclovir) and suddenly have a few bug bite like bumps. could this be chickpox? age34

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Al Hegab answered

Specializes in Allergy and Immunology

Can't have both conditions, from the science we know so far, and the description doesn't fit chickenpox, it might be as you said bug bites, hard to make a diagnosis without at least a picture, please continue your medicines as prescribed, if the rash is getting worse, revisit your doctor

Answered Aug 9, 2017

2.6k views

Thank

Still have questions?

Get the best care from a doctor who knows you.

Book a Video Appointment
appScreen
Sponsor Content

Related Questions

Online Primary Care Doctors Accepting New Patients

$44 video appointments available today with a membership as low as $15/month

Book a Video Appointment
Ask your question
Didn't find what you're looking for?

90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more.

Ask your question

Meet your new favorite doctor
...