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



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