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How Long Does Itchy Rash Associated With Chicken Pox Last
I have a fever, feeling fatigue, loss of appetite, and have a itchy rash growing all over body and face except for legs. Not chicken pox because no bl?
Caused by the varicella-zoster virus, chicken pox results in a blister rash that starts on the stomach, back, and face and spreads throughout the entire body. These small itchy blisters eventually scab over. Associated symptoms include itching, fatigue, malaise, and a fever. The most effective method to prevent spreading of the varicella virus is ...Read more
Yes: When you have chicken pox, you will have three types of rash: you will have red bumps, little bubbles called vessicles filled with clear or slightly yellow fluid, and scabs. The rash itches terribly, and can be soothed with oatmeal baths, topical lotions, tylenol (acetaminophen) and benadryl. Swollen lumps in the neck and other places are called "lymph nodes, " and are a sign that the immune system is working. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My son has a red rash over his whole back he says its very itchy but no symptoms. He has had chicken pox. Kind regards danelle?
Red speckled rash only on arms and legs. Not itchy or painful. Looks exactly like chicken pox, however, I've already had pox as a child.
My son has a rash went to er. It's a virus,no fever of other symptoms. Could it be chicken pox, been vaxed. Tips on making him comfortable? it's itchy
Treatments: Itchy rashes often respond to antihistamines like benadryl, (diphenhydramine) claritin, or zytec.Soothing baths with Oatmeal (including products like Aveeno) can also help.Avoid getting hot, or sweaty as that will aggravate itching. It is possible to get chicken pox (viral infection) despite the vaccine.See http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chickenpox/basics/definition/con-20019025 for chicken pox info ...Read more
Husband has itchy rash(blister)looking on hands, feet, face&and some on torso.One day fever only, already had chickenpox.?
Chickenpox: A "blistering" rash in that many areas in an adult is most likely to be chickenpox. The leans will be the size of a kitchen match on a pale pink base surmounted by clear blister with an indentation (umbilication) at the top. The blisters turn cloudy and then collapse into scabbed lesions. A past history of chickenpox is not always accurate. I recommend a dr. Confirm the diagnosis promptly ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What to do if I have chicken pox, a really bad case actually. I was wondering, how long do they stay itchy for?
Hi fevr, sore throat,cough,8 itchy rash w heads.Spread 2 n hand 4 on ankles.Week later all crusted but last 1 itchypain 3mm fluid filled bubble! pox?
Unlikely chickenpox: A rash with fluid filled blisters is suggestive of chickenpox, but the distribution is atypical. Chickenpox usually starts with lesions on the abdomen and then spreads up and out and includes the entire body. Lesions that are limited to hands and ankles along with a sore mouth or throat are more consistent with a Coxsackie virus, often called hand foot mouth virus. An exam would confirm. ...Read more
Anti-histamines: ... Such as Benadryl (diphenhydramine) and others may alleviate symptoms. Topical antihistamines also work great. I personally would be leery of corticosteroids as this may make the overall illness worse; also, a paste with corn-starch may also be beneficial. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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