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How Long Does It Take For Chicken Pox To Blister
Chickenpox is an illness caused by a virus known as varicella zoster. The first time someone is infected with this virus, usually in childhood, he or she will develop an itchy rash consisting of vesicles or fluid filled, reddened blisters. Chickenpox is highly contagious and spread via infected individuals. We now have an effective ...Read more
I'm on day 4 of chicken pox, I have some cloudy bumps, some scanned, and some red bumps with no blister, how long will i continue to get bumps?
Eruption period: The usuall pattern of cpx includes eruption for up to 6 daya and a contagious perion until the last blister drys.This is generally 7 days from the first blister. It takes another week or two for most of the blister sites to fade to any noticable degree. ...Read more
Natural progression: The lesions of cpx go through a natural progression from tiny blister to larger blister to pop & crust, all within a single day. The material within the blister contains infectious virus initially but it will eventually dry out & the virus will die. A person is considered contagious until their last blister has popped and dried out. ...Read more
I am on 12th day of chicken pox no more new blisters only 3 of them are in process of crusting can i drink cola and also eat nuts?
Seems like..: Seems like you are getting better and you are at the tail end of your disease. Yes you can drink cola and eat nuts! ...Read more
Possibly: Most of the average 200 spots of a chickenpox breakout will leave no scars. They occur in the top layer of the skin so little disruption occurs for most.However, a contamination of the initial blister with other germs like staph or strep & scratching by the patient can sometimes aggravate some if the spots & leave scars. ...Read more
I have chicken pox and have blisters all over my body. Is it true that if i puncture the blisters they leave a permanent scar?
Chicken pox scars: Blisters represent a partial thickness limited injury to the skin that will heal in three weeks without scar, similar to a second degree burn. However, broken blisters may expose the deeper dermis to infection, dessication, or additional trauma that may cause full thickness injury and resultant scar that may be permanent. Best not to disturb pox blisters, and try to keep the broken ones clean. ...Read more
If someone has shingles how can they spread chicken pox do you need to touch the blisters or by airborne or be in the same room for more then 10 mins ?
Contact: Each one of the blisters contain the chickenpox virus. Keeping it covered and careful hand washing should prevent passing on the virus. Avoid contact with high risk groups, the young unimmunized, the elderly and anyone else with difficulty fighting infection. It is not airborne. All the best. ...Read more
Suffered from chicken pox 3weeks ago.All blister crusted over.Is it possible to still develop chicken pox again after 3 weeks.Symptons dizziness tired?
No to recurrence: As far as chickenpox with blistering goes you are done with it. The tiredness or dizziness you feel can be residual to the original disease.In adults it does produce a mild multi-system pattern of inflammation that can take a while to resolve. This is seen on testing as a mild hepatitis and irritation of the central nervous system. Report any progressive symptoms or new fever to your doc. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Recurring (every couple of years) blister below my shoulder blade. Painful, inflamed & always occurs in exact same spot. I've never had chicken pox.
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